Danielle is originally from Michigan, where she first became interested in education while tutoring and mentoring elementary and high school students as the coordinator of an after-school program. In Washington, she worked for Vancouver Public Schools for two years as an AmeriCorps VISTA before joining the Meridian community in June of 2019 as a Summer Quest Group Leader. She has also served the community as a member of the Extended Day staff and as an Educational Intern in the 2019-2020 school year. Danielle is passionate about nurturing the unique talents and abilities of students through developing meaningful relationships. She is so excited to join the third grade team this year as Associate Faculty. Outside of school, Danielle enjoys traveling, reading, craft projects, and road trips to National Parks.