Phone: 256-464-3614


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Chelsea Young

"There's no such thing as a kid who hates reading.
There are kids who love reading and kids who are reading the wrong books."
- James Patterson


B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Alabama
CBT (Certified by Testing) Middle School Reading/ELA (4th – 8th)
Currently working on: Master of Education, Library Media


2 years teaching 4th grade at Saint James School in Montgomery, Alabama

3 years teaching 5th grade Reading/ELA at Horizon Elementary 


Born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa 
Taught Science and Alabama History in Montgomery, Alabama
Moved back to Madison and joined the Horizon family in 2018  
Enrolled in the graduate Library Media program at UWA in 2021

True Loves

Mr. Young and my two dogs, Nox and Lucy

Middle-grade Realistic Fiction, Fantasy novels, diverse Historical Fiction, and picture books by Peter Reynolds 

Yoga and rock climbing

Coffee, coffee, and more coffee