- Post-graduate Louisiana State University - Shreveport
- Bachelor of Arts University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2004)
Cassidy Richard graduated from Acadiana High School and earned her B.A. Degree in Elementary Education from UL Lafayette. She has been an elementary teacher for 12 years. She taught third grade for 5 years in Lafayette Parish Public Schools and then 7 years at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School in third grade and fifth grade. She earned a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching from ULL in 2016. She is married to Chris Richard and they have one daughter, Rylee and one son, Logan.