Our Kindergarten Teachers

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Mandy Hart

Mandy Hart

Lower School Division Director/Teacher: Kindergarten

Ms. Hart grew up in Tucson and attended the University of Arizona (B.A. in Elementary Education) and Northern Arizona University (M.Ed. Educational Leadership). She holds endorsements in Early Childhood Education (ECE) as well as Structured English Immersion (SEI). As a certified teacher since 2002, her experiences have included teaching positions in Kindergarten, arts integration, and public safety.  Ms. Hart enjoys playing soccer, traveling, writing, spending time with family and friends, and attending U of A basketball and football games. GO CATS!

M.Ed. Educational Leadership
Northern Arizona University

Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education
University of Arizona
Arizona Teaching Certificate: Elementary, K-8
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Endorsement, Birth-Age 8
Structured English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement, K-12

Laura Sanders

Laura Sanders

Teacher: Kindergarten

Laura Sanders grew up in Colorado. She attended the University of Colorado and received a BA in psychology and a teacher certification for K-8. Mrs. Sanders has taught Kindergarten for seventeen years. She enjoys hiking, swimming, reading, kayaking, and spending time with friends and family. She is married and has three daughters, who have all graduated from St. Michael's. She is happy to once again teach Kindergarten at St Michael's, the school community that always makes her feel at home.

Bachelor of Arts:  Psychology, Elementary Education

University of Colorado
Teaching Certification (K-8)

Our Kindergarten Aides


Kim Greene

Kim Greene

Athletic Director / Teacher: P.E., Grades K-3

Mrs. Greene joined St. Michael's in 2014 as a Kindergarten aide. A native of Northern California, Coach Greene attended the University of Arizona on a full athletic scholarship to play basketball. She has been the head girls' basketball coach at St. Michael's since 2012 and has also coached intramural soccer and football. She became Athletic Director in 2016. Mrs. Greene has been married to her husband, Michael, since 2001. They have two children, Madeline and Jack.

Bachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Arizona

Mary Martin

Mary Martin

Kindergarten Aide

Mrs. Martin has been working as an aide in the Kindergarten classroom since 2005. She has a daughter, Gina, and two sons, Ryan and Brandon, who are St. Michael's alumni.  Before coming to St. Michael's, Mrs. Martin was Vice President of Martin Feise Chiropractic until her husband, Jeff, retired.  She is originally from the Buffalo, New York, area and taught second grade until she moved to Tucson in 1983.

Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education
State University of New York at Buffalo