Middle School Teacher & Coach
Emily joined the Valley Team in 2019 after serving for one year at Trinity Lutheran School in Cedar Rapids. She graduated in 2017 from Concordia University in Seward, NE where she received her Bachelor's of Science in Secondary Education with emphases in English and Theatre. Emily serves in a variety of ways at Valley: Middle School Teacher: 6th-8th Theology, 6th-7th English, 6th Geography and as Coach: MS Volleyball, HS Speech, Musical Assistant Director. Emily's favorite unit to teach is "Poetry! We do a full unit where we mimic poets and write our own poetry. In the end, we create and publish a class poetry book!"
Emily is married to Dylan, our high school math teacher, and their fur baby's name is Beauregard. She loves to read, be outside, and spend time with family. Emily and Dylan are members of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.
Emily's favorite part of being a member of the Valley team is, "The students! Our kids have a passion for learning and for growing in their faith."