Emily Mortensen

About Me


I began teaching at Beacon Heights 2003, and enjoy moving through different grade levels and ages to learn more about child development and the learning process. My own three daughters attended Beacon and thrived in whole-child environment.


Every grade level and stage in a child's life offers different teaching challenges. Teaching is emotionally, mentally and physically demanding. But, I believe this is a job of service, that one should seek opportunities to contribute and that every positive thing one can contribute to a child's life is worth the effort. I enjoy the positive atmosphere and faculty unity at Beacon Heights.


Raised in Alaska, I am passionate about traveling, hands-on learning, time in the mountains and nature, healthy lifestyles, my family and writing. 

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