Dacia Woodley

7th and 8th grade Humanities Teacher


Dacia Woodley earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a minor in Spanish from the University of Missouri, Columbia and went on to a 15-year career as Director of Design and Product in the footwear industry. After substituting throughout the Nashville Metro area and as a teaching assistant at University School of Nashville, Dacia graduated with honors from Lipscomb University with a Master of Education and teaching certification in grades 4-8 and a focus on the integration of literacy and creative differentiation across core content areas. Dacia has spent the past three years teaching middle school science at Currey Ingram Academy and is passionate about creating educational experiences for students that are intentional and individualized. As a lifelong world traveler, Dacia feels it is imperative to inspire and encourage students to build strong global connections and is thrilled to continue the journey with Templeton Academy!