Ms. Addy is a kindergarten teacher who hails from North Carolina. She comes from a big family, and loves to be outside and learn new things. Ms. Addy aspires to create encouraging and positive learning environments where students feel safe to challenge themselves, explore their worlds, and connect with community. As a culturally-responsive educator, Ms. Addy knows that it is very important for students’ identities and home lives to be reflected and celebrated in the classroom. She loves designing projects that engage students’ hearts, hands, and minds while encouraging them to follow their interests. She believes that elementary school is a time for curiosity, learning, and growth as both a student and citizen of the world.