Za joined the faculty of the Waldorf School of Baltimore as the first grade teacher in 2023. She has a B.S. in Marine Science from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL, but fell in love with teaching while working as an English teacher in Seoul, South Korea. Upon returning to the States, she completed her M.Ed. and Waldorf Teaching Certification at Antioch, New England in 2013. This is her second round of class teaching, having graduated a class from fifth grade at Potomac Crescent Waldorf School in 2018. She loves to sew, dance, cook with friends, and spend time with her husband and daughter.