Ms. Lavely is a 1st grade Humanities Subject Expert Teacher originally from Saint Petersburg, Florida. She attended the University of South Florida where she received her bachelor's degree in elementary education with endorsements in reading and English for speakers of other languages. She continued her studies at the University of South Florida where she was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education. In 2015, she earned her master’s degree.
“I am honored to be a part of the amazing BASIS Independent Brooklyn team for a second year. My goal this year is to create lifelong learners in my classroom through the use of inquiry, rigor, and fun. I want my scholars to feel just as excited and passionate about learning Humanities as I am! I want to share my love for learning with my scholars and instill in them the motivation to always continue to learn.”
In her free time, Ms. Lavely likes to play in the park with her Australian Shepherd. She also likes to exercise and keep up with her classical singing.