Brittany has a B.A in K-8 Education from Western Washington University, and is endorsed in reading, language and literacy intervention. She also holds a certification in teaching English as a Second Language. Starting her teaching career as an art and music specialist in her home state of Washington, Brittany currently works as a 3rd grade teacher in Sacramento, California at an underresourced Title 1 school. She highly values building relationships and trust with her students to help bridge vast learning gaps. She belives that consistency, authenticity, and equity promotes optimal learning. Brittany sees teaching as a mission and finds immense joy in sparking creativity, exploration and curiosity within the minds of young people.