First Grade

Teacher Name: Gayle Grant

Degree: BA on Social Work from Baylor University; Masters in Elementary Education from The University of North Texas.

First Year at Zion: 2015

Classes Taught / Currently Teaching at Zion: Gayle has worked at Zion since 2015.

Brief Biography:  Gayle Grant was born in El Paso and raised in the Baptist tradition.  She attended Baylor University, receiving a B.A. in Social Work and a Texas Teaching Certificate.  She earned her Master of Elementary Education from the University of North Texas.

Gayle taught in the public schools for 32 years, retiring in 2015 from Lakewood Elementary.  In January 2016 she came to work at Zion as a teacher aide and has taught in Camp Zion.

She has one son, Shayne, who attended ZLS from Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  He is now a junior at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts where he studies voice.  He is an active member of Wilshire Baptist and sings in the Zion Youth Choir