Cassie is originally from Toronto, Canada but has lived in Denver for 25 years. She acquired a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from CU Denver and a Master's of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Oregon Health and Science University. She is in her third year teaching and has taught Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. She is excited to continue to learn and practice Montessori pedagogy. She loves to engage in work with adolescents to support their growth and confidence in science while taking time for fun and watching them flourish into their wonderful, unique selves. Cassie LOVES reading and is always open to suggestions. She also enjoys running, photography, hiking/camping, and trying new recipes to cook. Cassie will always take the time to endlessly talk to you about her cat, Bela, and his new cat-backpack.