Mrs. Kohtala graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education in 2007. She then received her Master's degree from Spring Arbor University in Curriculum Instruction in 2013. Mrs. Kohtala loves to spend time with her friends and family. She also has a 5 year old boxer and golden retriever mix named Layla, that she loves to take for walks and to the beach. This is Mrs. Kohtala's 8th year in teaching. This is her first year in Comstock at Green Meadow Elementary. She is very excited to teach 3rd grade! She loves motivating students and believes that everyone is a leader!