Kelly Earls

Kelly is a former elementary and middle school teacher and middle school and elementary principal serving in K-2, K-6, K-8, and K-12 settings. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in elementary education and a Specialist degree in Educational Administration. She is currently serves as a head coach, instructional specialist, leadership coach, and data coach, with Bailey Education Group working in school districts across the states of Alabama, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.


Chuck Poer

Chuck has 26 years of experience as a classroom teacher, coach, and principal (K-12) and 8 years as an educational consultant. He served as principal of New Albany Elementary School where he guided his school from an achievement level “3” to an achievement level “5” over a two year period and was named Mississippi Administrator of the Year [2007] by the Mississippi Department of Education. Mr. Poer has received national recognition for his leadership skills and his extensive knowledge of the new College and Career-Ready Standards, teacher effectiveness, student assessment, and data driven decision making.


Tracy Robinson

Tracy Robinson is a 27-year educator currently employed by the Hattiesburg Public School District. She has served as an elementary and middle school teacher, gifted education teacher, academic coach, and currently serves as the Literacy and Professional Development Specialist for the district. Ms. Robinson is a noted presenter for state and regional conferences building teacher capacity across grade levels and content areas in literacy development.



Cellie Scoggin

Cellie is a former elementary and middle school teacher. She served as an elementary principal prior to joining the Bailey Educational Group team in 2008 where she is currently Director of Educational Services.  Mrs. Scoggin coaches teachers and administrators in districts across Mississippi, Alabama, Kansas, Oklahoma, Michigan, and Missouri.



Tanisha Washington

Tanisha is a former elementary and middle school English Language Arts teacher with over 17 years of experience in various areas of education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech/Language Pathology and Elementary Education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Masters of Arts degree in Elementary Education from William Carey University. Ms. Washington has served in the capacity of Academic Curriculum Coach, Interventionist, School Test Coordinator, LSC Chairperson, among other titles outside the scope of regular classroom educator. Ms. Washington currently serves as Head Coach, English Language Arts Specialist, and Data Specialist for Bailey Education Group, LLC. As Head Coach, Ms. Washington manages projects in school districts around the state of MS.