Payton Hobbs currently serves as the Head of Lower School at Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, NC. Payton served as a second grade teacher and Assistant Head of Lower School before taking on her current position as Head of Lower School. Prior to coming to Ravenscroft, Payton taught Kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Triangle Day School in Durham, NC. Payton earned her B.A. in Biology from Duke University where she also played basketball and lacrosse for the Blue Devils. She then went on to play basketball professionally in Germany before returning to North Carolina to earn her Masters in Education from North Carolina Central University.