Lynn Akers comes to SELS with an expansive resume of experience in the education field, including but not limited to teaching elementary education, leading teacher classes and field work, teaching the G.A.T.E (gifted and talented) program, teaching as a school-wide science teacher, special education paraprofessional, 504 coordinator, leading teachers in outdoor education workshops, board member of S.W.E.P (Sierra Watershed Education Program), successful collaboration in team teaching situations, administrative positions, and mentoring teachers in the preschool field.
Lynn holds a Master’s of Education in Integrating the Arts into Curriculum and Instruction of students. For 8 years, she was the director and owner of Discovery Preschool. The preschool was named “Best of the Best” (Best Preschool 2010 and Best Business 2011) for the Truckee North Lake Tahoe area. A resident of Truckee for twenty years, Lynn enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. Together you will find them enjoying the outdoors through skiing, hiking and backpacking. In her free time, she is often found cheering on her daughter’s at different sporting events.