Emily taught second grade at Rocky Mountain Prep Creekside for two years, serving as grade level chair and also teaching yoga after school to RMP staff. Prior to her work at RMP, Emily was a member of Teach for America and taught sixth grade Special Education in Los Angeles where she was selected as a national semi-finalist for the Sue Lehmann Excellence in Teaching Award. Emily has worked on staff with Teach For America, served as an Ambassadorial Scholar with Rotary International in Bogotá, Colombia and has been an assistant principal with STRIVE Preparatory Schools in Denver. Emily graduated from Azusa Pacific University and received her master’s in special education from Loyola Marymount University.
- Hometown: Lafayette, IN and Denver, CO
- Education: Azusa Pacific University (B.A. Psychology) and Loyola Marymount University (M.A. Special Education)
- Hobbies: Hiking, biking, running, snowboarding, practicing yoga, spending time with friends and family, continually working on her Spanish and traveling (especially to Spanish-speaking countries!)
- Favorite children’s book: The Giving Tree