Meet the Alma Fuerte Staff
Laurilie Keay, Director
Laurilie Keay has decades of experience in school leadership and teaching roles at pre-K-12 public, charter, and private schools in Arizona and Canada. Special areas of expertise for Ms. Keay include instructional coaching, building school-wide culture and climate, student data and assessment, and leading special education programs.
Ms. Keay managed mental health and special education services for 22 Head Start Centers for the Western Arizona Council of Governments. As the Student Conduct Director at Telesis Preparatory Academy, she managed all disciplinary matters including designing and implementing behavior intervention plans.
Ms. Keay began her career at St. Andrews School in Alberta, Canada, where she served for two decades as a classroom teacher in various grades. She holds two Master’s Degrees – an M.S. in Education and Educational Administration and an M.A. in Special Education from Webster University.