Welcome to another ETalk, where we introduce an amazing person at Elevate K-12 involved in revolutionizing education through high-quality live online instruction inside schools!
Name: Mary A.
Location: Chicago, IL
Experience With Elevate K-12: 2 years
Current Role: Talent Lead
Describe what you do in one sentence.
I hire and onboard our “Teach with Elevate K-12” partner network!
What excites you most about working at Elevate K-12?
I love the ability to directly see how much impact Elevate K-12 has on students’ success. I also love how much Elevate K-12 supports my professional growth! I get to partake in so many different projects and I am not pigeonholed into a certain task.
What’s a “normal” day like for you at Elevate K-12?
I would say there is no such thing as a normal day! As we are a high growth start-up, things are ever-changing. If I had to sum it up, I work very heavily in the hiring and onboarding of our “Teach with Elevate K-12” partner network.
What do you enjoy most about our culture?
I love the fast-paced culture, no day is the same and I am always learning. Also, I love the people, everyone in our company is always willing to help and answer any questions!
Elevate K-12’s mission is to bring high-quality instruction to all students, no matter their zip code. What do you like most about impacting students in this way?
I think it’s just amazing to see the actual data of student success from the beginning to the end of our programs. It’s so exciting to know we are truly impacting students.
Describe your best moment at Elevate K-12. Be specific!
My best moment at Elevate K-12 was when we were moving into our new office and the whole team was helping to build and put the furniture together. I just thought it was a great team bonding experience and super fun!
Tell us a little more about who you are–what do you like to do?
My favorite hobby is traveling! I love to see the different parts of the world and experience the culture and food. Something surprising about me is that my husband and I have a Youtube channel. We love creating/editing videos and vlogging our home life and travel experiences!
Thanks, Mary A.