Faculty and 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. Prior to Meridian, she taught at the sixth grade Gordon Carter Environmental Education Site, was a substitute teacher in Bellingham Public Schools, and taught pre-K at the Little Darling School for two years. Libby is passionate about learning through hands-on activities and working with one’s surrounding environment. Libby has been trained in Wired for Reading, Handwriting Without Tears, Responsive Classroom, Bridges in Mathematics, Social Thinking, and Readers and Writers Workshops. She has attended the National Kindergarten Conference and the National Differentiation Conference, and 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. She presented at the 2018 National American Association Environmental Conference about Meridian’s Nature Journaling curriculum with Meridian’s Science Program Coordinator Kelsey Vollmer. In addition to her teaching role, Libby has served as a faculty representative on Meridian’s Leadership Team and is currently a member of Meridian’s Equity and Inclusion Committee. On the weekends, Libby enjoys discovering new hikes, traveling, nature journaling, and spending time with family and friends.


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