Alexander, Jody
5th Grade Language Arts Teacher & 8th Grade Skills Teacher


I live in Maple Grove and have 3 kids. I have 2 daughters, a junior and a freshman who both attend and dance on the University of St. Thomas Dance Team. I also have a son in 8th grade, Max, at Breakaway. In my spare time I enjoy yoga, taking our dog on a walk, and grabbing lunch with friends.

What do you like most about BA?
I like the small class sizes, the incredible staff, and the focus the school has on character building.

Why did you get into education?
My love for children and wanting to help make a difference in their lives.

Which teacher or coach had the biggest impact on your life and why?
My mom (teacher and coach) – she taught me to have a strong work ethic, always try your best, and most of all enjoy every minute!

What is the best advice you can give to students at BA?
Work hard and have fun!

What are your credentials and teaching experience?
I have a K-6 teaching degree and a Masters in Education. I taught 5 years in 4th and 5th grade before staying home to raise our kids.