Meet our new staff: Vanessa Sutthoff was born and raised in Charlotte, NC and she decided to stay in the city to attend the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She attained her Bachelors Degree in Middle Grades Education with concentrations in English and Social Studies. Reading and writing have always been a love of hers, so this is her third year teaching Language Arts! She enjoys spending time with her family, staying active, and trying new things. Her favorite part of about being an educator lies in her classroom motto: "I can learn. I can grow. I can succeed." Ms. Sutthoff tries to incorporate having a growth mindset and promote kindness into her day to day teachings. Welcome, Ms. Sutthoff!