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Emily Mitchell

The Nueva School
1st Grade Lead Teacher and Design Thinking Coach
Emily Mitchell is a first-grade teacher at The Nueva School in Hillsborough, California. Teaching had always been one of her passions, and it wasn't until she spent time in the corporate world that the pull to education became even stronger. Emily has a Bachelor of Arts from Lafayette College and a Masters in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. She constantly draws on her education and experience to guide her as a classroom teacher. Emily loves working at an inquiry-based school where she is able to model what it means to "learn by doing."  In addition to teaching first grade, Emily is passionate about Design Thinking and has coached The Design Thinking Institute at Nueva for the past seven years. She is an avid Boston sports fans and loves spending time with her husband and two daughters, Madison and Ashley.

My Wednesday & Thursday Slate Sessions

Thursday, October 17