Elementary Teacher


Third and Fourth


All Subjects

Other Roles/Responsibilities:

Lunch duty with my kids and planning on getting a girls running club going

About Lara Tyler

I am a Canadian enjoying living and working in Arizona. I love hiking in the mountains and traveling with my family. I am married with two school aged children and two dogs.


Master of Elementary Education- University of Alberta, Canada
Professional Development Program- Simon Fraser University, BC,Canada
Bachelor of Education in Physical Education- Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Work Experience

2016-Present:  Foothills Academy Elementary
2015-2016:  Freedom Academy, Junior High Language Arts
2015-2015:  Hillcrest Academy, 5th Grade
2004-2009:  Edmonton Public Schools Grades 5 and 6 Science, PE and Language Arts
2001-2004:  York Region Board of Education Grades 7 and 8 Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts
1999-2001:  St. George’s School for Boys PE, Grade 5 Social Studies and Science

The best thing about teaching:

Seeing the kids happy and excited and learning

Some of my favorite things:

  • Color: Blue
  • Food: Arugula Salad and Calamari
  • Book: 7000 ways to listen by Nepo
  • Subject: Art
  • Hobby: Hiking with my dogs
  • Sports: Running and the Seahawks

If I wasn’t a teacher, I would be: a writer

Why did you choose to become a teacher?
It’s interesting