Mrs. Mahoney is honored to be joining the the Equitas Academy family as a kindergarten teacher! She was born in Manila, Philippines and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. She moved to Los Angeles in 2017 and is thrilled to be serving the Pico-Union community! Mrs. Mahoney graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Family & Human Development and Master’s degree in Elementary Education. After completing her undergraduate education she joined Teach for America, through which she taught 1st grade for two years in Phoenix. Afterwards, she moved to LA and worked as a fourth grade teaching assistant for a charter school in Hollywood. Mrs. Mahoney’s favorite thing is to teach little scholars, but outside of school she enjoys reading, trying out new recipes, practicing yoga, exploring the city, and spending time at home with her husband and her dog.