Mark Brady - 6th and 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher - 2002 - Minnesota -

PH.D. University of Southern California

Before Peterson I taught at the College level.

"Students and staff are my favorite things about Peterson"

Outside of Peterson, I love travel and reading.

DeAndrea Bell - 5th & 6th Grade English Language Teacher - 2001 -

"I love the staff that I work with and the diversity of the student population."

Loyola University of Chicago - Bachelors of Criminal Justice and Social Work
Depaul University - Masters in Elementary Education endorsed in ELA, Science, Social Science and ESL.

I did research on Chicago West side elementary students who had ADHD and Conduct Disorder at the University of Illinois Chicago.

Shopping, Reading, going to restaurants and watching sports (Yankees and Broncos!)

Jamie Mistry - 6th Grade Math Teacher & Science Teacher - 2012 - Chicago, IL -

Senn High School
National Louis University

I always wanted to be a teacher.

"All the different places my students come from."

I love to try different food around the city with family and friends.

Erin Staurseth - 6th Grade Science Teacher - 2019 - Duluth, Minnesota -


Peterson Elementary
Von Steuben
North Park University

I originally started as a biology major at NPU and eventually added education. I grew up working at a camp in UP Michigan and loved working with kids! So I decided to become a middle school science teacher and here we are!

“The diverse community!”

Play ultimate frisbee, play volleyball, and walk around in nature.

Ciara Wilkins - 6th Grade Diverse Learner Classroom Assistant - 2018 -

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