4th Grade Teacher & 6th Grade Skills Teacher

Bio

I live in Eden Prairie, MN. I am getting married in October to my amazing fiancé – Bennett Witta. I love watching sports, in-person and from afar. I love doing puzzles, playing Mario Kart, exercising, and spending time on the lake.

What do you like most about BA?
I love that BA taps into the students’ passion and curates an environment that motivates and pushes them to want to be their best selves.

Why did you get into education?
I wanted to actively and positively change lives.

Which coach or teacher had the biggest impact on your life and why?
Mr. Reinbold. He made an effort to build a relationship with me and rapport that made me excited to go to his class and learn. He made learning fun and memorable – he showed me how learning could and should be an exciting experience.

What is the best advice you can give students at BA?
When things get hard, and you are getting tired – push even harder. Because that’s when growth actually starts.

What are your credentials and teaching experience?
MEd in Elementary Education from The University of Minnesota.