Gayla Herrington - Director

Contact Information:

ACU Box 29207
325-677-1444, ext. 8074


  • Masters Degree in Education - 2008
  • Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education  - 1988
  • Merkel High School - 1980


  • Educational Talent Search Director (2009-Present)
  • Educational Talent Search Counselor (2002 - 2009)
  • Clyde ISD Computer Teacher (1996 - 2000) 
  • Hawley ISD Computer Teacher (1988 to 1996)


I was a classroom teacher for 12 years.  In that time I was the UIL Coordinator, Senior Class Sponsor, Business Professionals of America sponsor, UIL Computer Science Team Sponsor, Debate Sponsor and Key Club Sponsor.


As Educational Talent Search Director, I enjoy working with AISD students.  I especially enjoy directing them toward the goal of higher education.  I am excited to see success where previously all a student knew was failure.


  • South 11th and Willis Church of Christ


  • Born:  June 10
  • Married:  Don Herrington, December 17, 1983
  • Children:  Gregory, Christopher, Whitney

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