* High School Diploma- Anniston High School, 1991, Go Bulldogs!
* Bachelor's of Science Degree in Elementary Education- Jacksonville State University, 1995,
* Master's of Science Degree in Elementary Education- University of Alabama, 1997, Tuscaloosa, AL Roll Tide!
* Educational Specialist Degree in Elementary Education- Jacksonville State University, 2008,
Mrs. Cooley is blessed to be teaching 5th grade again. This is her 25th year of teaching. She's so happy to be teaching at Villa Rica Elementary School. Go WILDCATS!
Mrs. Cooley is so blessed to be married to Travis Cooley, Sr. They have been married for 20 plus years. God has truly blessed them with two darling daughters, who are both graduates of Villa Rica High School. Currently, Miss Sydni Aaliyah & Miss Skyla Alexus, both attend the University of Alabama. They are truly gifts from GOD!
Mrs Cooley and her girls are HUGE, Alabama Fans, (Roll Tide) and her husband is a HUGE, Auburn Fan, (War Eagle). So, it's safe to say, Mrs. Cooley's household is a house divided. Roll Tide!
She is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. In her spare time, she loves shopping, traveling, going to the beach, riding their Harley with her husband & spending time with her family & friends.
Philosophy of Education
Mrs. Cooley believes that children are like diamonds who comes to her from polished and unpolished backgrounds ready to learn and master skills that will make them jewels for life. It is what she and educators do with them that will determined whether they will glitter or end up as diamonds in the rough.