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Welcome to Woodward’s Summit for Transformative Learning Conference!
August 1-2, 2019

Leslie Byars

Woodward Academy
With a Bachelor's degree from Converse College and a Master's degree from the University of South Carolina, Leslie Byars began her career teaching young children music and drama. She has also served as a middle and high school choral director in Augusta. After moving to Nashville, Leslie taught for two years at the Ensworth School before spending the next eleven years being a full-time mom to her three children. Returning to the classroom when her youngest daughter joined her siblings at Woodward, Leslie has been teaching first grade in the Woodward Academy Primary School and is finishing her seventeenth year as an educator. She is passionate about teaching young learners to make choices that will help them thrive in a safe, joyful learning environment.