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 currently pursuing Mindful Schools Mindful Teacher certification. 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.”
“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