Becky Taylor is a 3rd grade teacher at Idlewild Elementary School, a Science and Technology Optional School in midtown Memphis. Becky grew up in the public school system of Memphis, and felt called to return and give back to her community. She is the grade chair and 3rd grade Leadership Team representative, as well as a member of the PBIS Committee and PTO. Becky also reaches out to the community-at-large to head a yearly school-wide fundraiser for LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, serves on the Idlewild Children’s Center’s Board of Directors, and acts as chapter secretary for Delta Kappa Gamma. Becky believes that a rigorous, socially-conscious curriculum that includes an integration of the arts, community outreach and creative exploration helps prepare students to be educated leaders in their community and the world. Becky graduated magna cum laude from Presbyterian College with a BS in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Spanish.