Bridget Leavens is a sixth-grade teacher at St. Agnes Catholic School. She attended Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana majoring in Political Science with minors in Intercultural Studies and Justice Education. She participated in the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) Program through the University of Notre Dame where she received her Masters of Education while teaching 5th grade for two years in Fort Worth, Texas. She then taught English as a Foreign Language for two years in Santiago, Chile through the Chile ACE (ChACE) program. During this time she received her English as a New Language certification through Notre Dame’s ENL program. She then moved to Colorado and has been teaching 5th grade Math, Religion, and 4th and 5th Reading at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School for the past six years. She is happy to be back in Kansas with her husband, Chris, and one-year-old son, Charlie. She’s excited to join the St. Agnes community!