Phone: (843) 954-4521 Ex. 44521


Degrees and Certifications:

South Carolina State Board of Education Certificate -English, Middle-Level Language Arts, Middle-Level Social Studies (2022) Master of Science in Curriculum, Instruct, & Assessment- Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2021-2022) Bachelors in Education- History & Heritage Studies, The Mico University, Kingston, Jamaica (2010-2014) Secondary Teaching Diploma- English (Language & Literature) History, The Mico University, Kingston, Jamaica (2006-2009)

Mrs. Latoya Leslie-Austin

My name is Latoya Leslie-Austin and I am a passionate educator who has been teaching for the past thirteen (13) years. I hold a bachelor's in education and an M.S.Ed. in  Curriculum Instruction and Assessment. My teaching career spans classrooms from Jamaica to the United States. I am currently teaching 7th grade Social Studies (World Geography) here at Southside Middle School. I firmly believe that “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is, therefore, not an act but a habit”- by Will Durant.