Mrs. Skalski graduated from Western Michigan University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with minors in integrated science, social studies, and language arts. She previously taught 4th and 5th grade for 5 years at Paramount Charter Academy in Kalamazoo. She also taught middle school science this past year. She was a Girls on the Run site liaison, led the global reading challenge at Paramount, and organized Destination Imagination. Mrs. Skalski is looking forward to being the 3rd-5th grade science teacher for the STEM academy starting fall 2016.