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Dr. Leigh Ballard
4th Grade ASPIRE Academy Teacher



Doctorate of Leadership- Hardin-Simmons University

Masters of  Gifted Education – Hardin Simmons University

Bachelor of Business Administration– University of North Texas

Gifted/Talented Endorsement – Southern Methodist University

Teaching Experience:

21st year, all of them in Gifted classrooms

Advanced Academics Specialist – Birdville ISD

ASPIRE Academy Fourth Grade Teacher

Personal Background:

Married 16 years in November to Wally

My husband Wally is a District Manager for Winnebago Industries

Resides in Hurst, Texas


Cooking (not baking)

Barbecue, grills, and grilling

Traveling with my husband in summer


Watching Sports 

Container Gardening

Conference Time: 9:55 - 10:45