Ms. Tisdale grew up in New Jersey and relocated to Burlington, Vermont to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Saint Michael’s College. There she studied Studio Art and Elementary Education. After graduating, Ms. Tisdale was granted the opportunity to develop a high school and teach overseas in the Pacific Islands of Micronesia. She continued on to work in educational and environmental reform in Myanmar. Upon her return stateside and Vermont, she immersed herself working both inside and out of the classroom. Ms. Tisdale now works as Mater Christi’s teaching assistant in the elementary and middle school, as well as co-teaching Foundations of Algebra in the eighth grade.