Ms. Casady was born and raised in Fairbanks. She has taught in Alaska for 18 years, 16 of which, have been at Barnette Magnet School. She has her National Board Certification in Language Arts, a Masters in Reading Development, and is a BP Teacher of Excellence. Her high expectations, positive enthusiasm, and love of learning, create a fun, engaging environment for students. Her classroom is warm, welcoming, and brimming with high interest books, student choice, and meaningful learning experiences.
If you want to see more of Ms. Casady, listen to one of her read aloud videos here.
We are super lucky to have an amazing student teacher helping out in our classroom this year. Katie Hasbrouck was born and raised in Fairbanks. She has worked with families and children for the past 7 years at Headstart and in Montessori classrooms. She loves helping students reach their goals and looks forward to helping students gain self confidence and resilience.