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#FacultyFriday: Tanja Mead

Friday, September 6, 2019  
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Educational Background:
BA in Biology from Washington University St. Louis 
This is Tanja's 19th year as a teacher at IWA.

1. Favorite person in your field: Jane Goodall

2. If you weren’t a teacher, what would you be doing? National Park Ranger

3. Any pets? Golden Retriever named Raime

4. Into which Hogwarts house would you be sorted? Ravenclaw

5. Favorite app: Spider Solitaire

6. Which teacher had the greatest impact on you? My Biology and Anatomy teacher, Mr. Basile

7. What are your “trapped on a desert island” books or movies? Steven King’s Dark Tower Series or the Harry Potter Series

8. If you could take students on a field trip to anywhere in the world, where would you take them? Yellowstone National Park or the Galapagos Islands

9. What song should students listen to when doing work for your class? “Science is Real” by They Might Be Giants

10. In which other teacher’s class would you like to enroll, even for a day? Mrs. Grupe’s Tap Dance class

11. What’s a school sport or activity you enjoy watching? Theatre