Faculty and Staff

Racine Lemons

  • B.A. in Humanities, emphasis in art, English, and human development, Washington State University
  • M.i.T, Elementary and Secondary, University of Washington
  • Washington State certification Endorsements in K-8 education and dance
  • With the Meridian School since 2020

Racine has worked in education since 2014 and taught in Washington and California. She has taught prekindergarten, second, third, fourth, and fifth for the last decade. 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 historical and cultural counternarratives, a love of learning, and encouraging critical thinking at every age.

Racine cooks, dances, propagates her plants, or hangs out with her partner and their dogs when she isn’t teaching.

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


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