Archives: Staff Pages

Hebatallah Nada

My name is Ms. Nada I am from Egypt. An interesting fact about me is that I like nature walks and I have 2 pet birds. My favorite children’s book is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. My favorite place to visit is Turkey. What I love about the ATS family is the diversity and […]

Emily Stenson

My name is Ms. Stenson I am from Park Rapids, Minnesota An interesting fact about me is that I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. My favorite children’s book is The Snow Day by Ezra Jack Keats. My favorite place to visit is Western Montana. What I love about the ATS family is how […]

Tori Blyler

Info about Tori coming soon!

Nephie Snider

Classroom Teacher 3rd Grade Role I am a third grade classroom teacher. I am so excited to begin my journey as an elementary school teacher at Arlington Traditional. Go Stars/Readers! Professional Background I earned my undergraduate degree in English with a minor in Social Justice from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2014. For […]

Kathryn Peterson

Classroom Teacher Pre-K Role I am a VPI teacher. It’s exciting to be many children’s first teacher to introduce them to the wonders of reading, playing and exploring. Professional Background I graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies and a Master of Arts in Teaching. I have taught […]

Toni Wexler

Reading Specialist Role As a Reading Specialist I coach and support both teachers and students through their journey of learning all aspects of literacy. I primarily work with grades 3-5 and specifically support with planning and pacing, analyzing assessment data, modeling lessons, and providing interventions. In addition, I co-chair the Literacy Committee, which provides and […]

Marissa Works

Vocal Music Teacher PreK-5 Professional Background I attended Penn State University’s Schreyer Honors College, where I received two bachelor degrees in Music Education (voice) and Public Relations. I was drawn to the area after several internship experiences, including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts “Changing Education Through the Arts” program. I am […]

Liz Meydenbauer

School Counselor Role As a school counselor, my role is to promote conditions so that every student can reach their full potential. I believe that every student can learn, and every student can succeed. The school counseling program supports student academic, career and social/emotional outcomes, preparing them for future opportunities. It is a collaborative process […]

Alexis Marsella

Classroom Teacher, 3rd Grade Professional Background I graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in Sports Administration. After college I was part of the virtual reality team at the University of Virginia Proffitt Perception Lab before deciding to become a teacher. I then graduated from George Washington University […]

Jennifer Leach

Classroom Teacher 5th Grade Role As an educator, I believe that the purpose of education is to prepare young minds to become outstanding individuals through a strong sense of reading, mathematics, and critical thinking skills. In addition, students should have a sense of purpose along with effective communication skills. Students must know that I care […]