Faculty and Staff

Racine Lemons

– B.A. in Humanities with an emphasis in art, English, and human development
– Washington state certification from U-ACT
– Endorsements in K–8 education and dance
– Earning M.A. in teaching with a focus in ELA
-With The Meridian School since 2020

Racine has been working in education for eight years and has taught in Washington state and California. During those eight years, she has taught prekindergarten, second grade, third grade, fifth grade, and now fourth! Racine has also worked one-on-one as an interventionist with primary ages and mentored primary teachers at an outdoor school in Seattle. Racine’s educational philosophy focuses on counternarratives and encouraging critical thinking at every age.

When Racine isn’t teaching, she is either cooking, dancing, lifting, making skincare products at home, propagating plants, or hanging out with her dogs.

Racine has professional development training in Handwriting Without Tears, Wired for Reading, Responsive Classroom, Bridges Mathematics, Emergent Curriculum, Nature-Based Education, Highscope Curriculum, Place-Based Education, Trauma-Informed Education, and Social-Emotional Learning.


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