Faculty & Staff

Libby Bode

-B.A. in Liberal Studies, endorsement in Elementary Education from Western Washington University
-Certified Teacher
-With The Meridian School since 2010

Libby has been in the teaching field since 2005. While living in Bellingham, she taught at the sixth grade Gordon Carter Environmental Education Site, was a substitute teacher in the public schools, and taught prekindergarten at the Little Darling School (for two years). From 2010-2011 she was the Associate Faculty member in Meridian’s Kindergarten, and in the Fall of 2011 she took over as a lead classroom teacher. Libby is passionate about learning through hands-on activities, and working with one’s surrounding environment. Libby has been trained in Wired for Reading program, Handwriting Without Tears, Responsive Classroom, Bridges Math, and Social Thinking, Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop, and Social Thinking. She has attended the National Kindergarten Conference and the National Differentiation Conference. Libby is the recipient of the fellowship grant Fund For Teachers and Meridian’s Ellen Toole grant allowing her to study at the Educators Academy in the Amazon Rainforest. In addition to her teaching role, Libby has served as the faculty representative on Meridian’s Leadership Team for three years. On the weekends, Libby enjoys discovering new hikes, taking walks around her neighborhood, and spending time with family and friends.