Kayla Megonegal was born and raised in Delray Beach, Florida. She graduated from Florida State University with a Master of Science in exceptional student education (ESE) with a specialization in elementary high incidence disabilities. After graduating, she moved back to Delray Beach where she taught in Palm Beach County Schools for three years. Kayla is currently a hospital school teacher for the hematology/oncology unit as well as the ESE population. When not working with patients and families, Kayla enjoys reading a good book or taking walks outdoors and enjoying downtown St. Petersburg.