B.S. in Business from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2008. Hailey, a Teach For America alumni, began her career in education in Rio Grande City, TX in 2008 where she taught sixth grade mathematics for two years. Upon finishing her Teach For America commitment, Hailey moved to Nicaragua to continue her work in education at the American Nicaraguan School as an eighth grade science teacher. While in Nicaragua, Hailey led her fellow coworkers from the position of science department head and grade level team leader. Hailey will be returning to the United States this upcoming year with a renewed focus on educational leadership. She is looking forward to learning more about adult leadership and refining her educational vision with the help of her 2012 SPA NOLA cohort.