Phone: (314) 776-3300 Ext. 18280


Degrees and Certifications:

BSFS in International History, Georgetown University M.Ed in Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Michigan

Mr. Philip Layfield

Room Number(s): College Room 102
Subject(s): Students with Last Names L-Z
Counselor's Message: 
“Be the change you want to see in the world."
Although 2020 is my fourth year in college advising and my sixth year in education, this is my first year at Gateway, and I'm excited to start!
After graduating from Georgetown University, I joined Teach for America. I served with the 2015 Arkansas Corps for two years, teaching 9th grade English at El Dorado High School. After that I joined the Missouri College Advising Corps, and spent two years working with students at St. James High School in south central Missouri.
In 2019 I went back to school and earned my Master's Degree from the University of Michigan. I also worked remotely with students in Florida as part of the Class of 2020 online advising project. I'm excited to be back in Missouri, and I'm looking forward to helping Gateway students achieve their post-secondary plans this year!