Kayleigh Tyerman Tobias
A 2009 Crater graduate, Kayleigh was an outstanding cross country runner and track distance runner. Kayleigh holds the school record in the 800 meters, the 1500 meters and is 2nd in the 3000 meters. She finished 2nd in the 5A state meet in cross country in 2007 and 2008. She attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and then Florida State University where she earned a degree in psychology and child development. She obtained a Master of Science Education at Johns Hopkins University. While attending Florida State University, she was a multi-time Second-Team All-American (2012, 2013) and All-Atlantic Coast Conference recipient (2011, 2012, 2013). She was also part of a Top-3 Nationally ranked Division 1 Cross-Country and Track and Field team. Kayleigh was an NCAA Academic All-American (2011, 2012, and 2013).
Kayleigh began teaching in San Antonio Independent School District as a K – 5 Special Education teacher. While in San Antonia, she was selected one of 6,000 out of 57,000 applicants to help improve academic performance in traditionally low-income communities as a member of Teach For America, San Antonio, Texas – Corps member.
She later moved to Beaverton, Oregon where she was a Special Education teacher at Century High School. Currently, Kayleigh lives in Hillsboro, Oregon with her husband, Christian and their 1-year-old daughter. She is employed with Hillsboro School District as a special education teacher, serving students with disabilities grades K – 6.