Soft Start Team
Anna has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. Her 10 years of teaching experience include working with ages preschool through 8th grade in various capacities. She has a passion for designing engaging lessons that capitalize on students' curiosity and personal interests.
As the lead teacher at CCA, Anna will be designing and implementing learning units for both our full-time and part-time students.
Anna is very involved at her home church, Providence Reformed Presbyterian Church, where she enjoys directing Vacation Bible School and singing in the choir. When she is not teaching, Anna loves to cook, craft, and work on home improvement projects with her husband and their two children.
Jasmine has a Bachelor's degree in Deaf Education and a Master’s degree in Early Intervention in Deaf Education. Her 6 years of teaching experience include working with students kindergarten through 5th grade in the general and special education setting. She enjoys creating thematic learning units that cross a variety of learning targets and subjects.
As the co-teacher at CCA, Jasmine will be collaborating with Anna in designing and implementing learning units.
Jasmine regularly attends Bible Baptist Church in Maplewood where she supports the nursery class during the Sunday School hour. When she is not teaching, Jasmine loves gardening, thrifting, and finding new nature trails and parks to enjoy with her with her husband and three children.
Ezekiel is a homeschool student beginning his sophomore year. He has gained much experience working with children ages kindergarten through 6th grade by serving at local Vacation Bible Schools and helping his brother run a yearly Ultimate Frisbee Camp. He also has grown up around children, as he has seven siblings!
In his spare time, Ezekiel enjoys building puzzles, reading, working out, playing strategy board games, and competing in speech and debate. He also loves to tell jokes and keep people laughing. He attends worship at Providence Reformed Presbyterian Church with his family.