Myndi has a passion for helping guide students towards a love of knowledge. She believes every student is an individual and instruction should be customized to address their significant differences and needs.
Andrea comes to Willow after teaching at St. Basil's Academy and Walla Walla Public Schools. Her mission at Willow begins by helping each student develop their confidence and voice. She believes that for adults and children alike, a mistake holds power to unlock enormous growth and knowledge.
Nellyhas been an educator since 1998. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Education and Visual Arts, and taught Art and Theater in Peru for several years. In 2005 she moved with her family to the USA, where she earned both an M.A and a Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics, Literature and Culture, and began teaching Spanish at the college level.
Joelle was born and raised in Walla Walla. She left her beautiful town to attend college at the University of Washington. After obtaining a BS in Aquatic Sciences, she spent ten years following the rivers as a biologist. During that time she became so interested in educating young people that she went back to school to gain a masters degree in education.
Heidi has created memorable experiences around food that showcase the best of the Walla Walla Valley. At her restaurant, Red Reina Cuisine & Delicatessen, Heidi offered fresh, local and seasonal food made with love for her restaurant and catering clientele.
With Bachelors degrees in Social Science and Special Education and a minor in Spanish from the University of Oklahoma, she taught high school special education English and math before returning to school for her MBA at Washington University in St. Louis.