Ms. Micklethwaite is excited to join Equitas #5 as a Founding Kindergarten Teacher! She strongly believes that every scholar should be provided with the skills and knowledge to achieve greatness. She is excited to have found a school that aligns with her values and ideas. Ms. Micklethwaite graduated from the University of Washington with her degree in Social Work and earned her Master’s in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University. Ms. Micklethwaite relocated from Washington State having taught second grade during her student teaching as well as a long term substitute position in first grade last school year. During the summer, she assists at science camps that help spark creativity in the wonderful world of science. Ms. Micklethwaite loves animals (especially dogs) and has two corgis named Dash and Mae. She loves all things Disney and you can often hear her humming a Disney tune! On the weekends, she enjoys spending time at the beach, hitting all the rides at Disneyland, traveling and watching movies. Ms. Micklethwaite is looking forward to a great year at EQ5 and can’t wait to meet all of the scholars!