Mrs. Yakely graduated from Spring Garden High School in 1999 and then graduated from Jacksonville State University with a bachelor degree in Elementary Education in 2002, a masters of education in Collaborative Education in 2012, an educational specialist degree in Teacher Leadership 2015, and a masters degree in Instructional Leadership in 2018. Her husband, Matthew, currently works full-time for the Alabama National Guard. They have two children attending Piedmont City Schools: Natalie and Sawyer. She enjoys shopping, spending time with family, and cheering for her children at their many ballgames in her spare time.
Her favorite quote is: Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as for the Lord and not for man. Colossians3:23