Katie Moosbrugger, Media Center instructor, St. Mary's School

What inspired you to become a teacher?

"My mom is a seventh grade English teacher and I also love Plato and he was a teacher." 

What is most challenging as a teacher? Why?

"Seeing kids with a lot of great potential who let their gifts go to waste. I wish every student realized how valuable they are to class." 

What teaching moment is most memorable?

"The last day of school, two of my students wrote me a "goodbye" note in German and stuck it in "the wit box," which is a box the kids could put jokes in that we would read each Friday." 

More about Katie

Experience: Katie was a long-term German sub at Sauk Rapids and Rice High Schools. She also student taught German at Apple Valley High School.

Hometown: Princeton.

Education: Katie graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a major in Catholic Studies and German and minors in education and philosophy.

Family: Katie's family includes her mom, Karen, her dad, John and her younger brother, Tim.