Meet the Leaders of TSE
Mrs. Robin Auringer is the Principal of 28th Street Elementary. As a native of Gulfport, she attended schools within the Gulfport School District and graduated from Gulfport High School. She recieved a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master's degree from the University of Mississippi in educational leadership. Mrs. Auringer is a National Board Certified Teacher in Early and Middle Childhood Literacy. Over the past ten years, Mrs. Auringer has been dedicated to educating children of the Gulfport School District. She previously taught at Anniston Elementary and served as an administrative intern at Gulfport High School, Central Elementary, and 28th Street Elementary.
Mrs. Auringer is eager to continue working with the faculty, students, and parents of TSE. She believes all students can learn and reach their maximum potential. With academic and social-emotional support, Mrs. Auringer strives to provide our children with the tools for academic success.
Mrs. Kasey Kelley is the Assistant Principal of 28th Street Elementary. Born and raised in Gulfport, Mrs. Kelley is a proud graduate of Gulfport High School. She received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master's degree in educational leadership from Mississippi College. Mrs. Kelley has served the students, parents, and teachers of the Gulfport School District for 19 years. Over the past 19 years, she has taught at Anniston Elementary, Bayou View Elementary, and Central Elementary. Mrs. Kelley has served as the Instructional Coach at 28th Street Elementary for the past 2 years.
Mrs. Kelley believes that all students can learn, and the partnership between parents and school staff greatly contribute to a child's success. She is excited for the opportunity to continue to serve the students, parents, and teachers of 28th Street Elementary.