Elizabeth Carmichael has taught English in the upper school at Columbus Academy since 2016 and also currently serves as co-director of our Global Online Academy. She obtained a B.A. in English literature and sociology from Saint Francis University, before earning a M.A. in secondary English education from Lehman College, CUNY, in 2010. She is a Mindful Schools Certified Mindfulness Instructor. Elizabeth is a National Board Certified Teacher and was awarded the Sontag Prize for Excellence in Urban Education in 2014. Elizabeth and her husband Grant have a daughter, Thea.

Elizabeth’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
The energy and support for innovation inside and outside of the classroom.”

Little-known fact
I spent the month after college traveling solo around Central America.”

Favorite place to eat
“I love Two Dollar Radio, a bookstore/independent publisher/vegan cafe.”

  • B.A. Saint Francis University , English Literature & Sociology
  • M.A. Lehman College, CUNY , Secondary English Education