Ms. Cole graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. After graduating, Ms. Cole returned home to the Bay Area and taught first grade for three years. She moved to Los Angeles in 2016 and joined the Equitas team. She knows the importance of setting high expectations, realizing that all scholars have the capability to be successful, if they are given encouragement, structure, and support. Her goal is to build strong healthy relationships with her scholars, their families, and the staff. She is a firm believer in preparing the young scholars for college. Ms. Cole is excited to continue teaching third grade and working with the diverse, experienced, and supportive team of educators at Equitas Academy. In her free time, Ms. Cole loves to go to the beach, hike, explore new restaurants, and spend time with friends and family.