Meet Mrs. PlathBackground: I grew up in White Bear Lake and received both my Bachelor's and Master's degrees from St. Mary's University of Minnesota. This is my 14th year at McKinley. Previously, I taught for one year in the Mounds View School District. I love teaching and especially enjoy McKinley! Our students and staff are wonderful!I live in Coon Rapids with my husband Ryan and our daughter Daisy, who was born in May 2018.My husband Ryan and I have a Wheaten Terrier puppy named Arnie Palmer. He's very friendly, and loves playing with kids and other dogs.
Hobbies: I really enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I love to challenge myself by trying new and exciting things. Previously, I trained and completed a sprint triathlon. I have also been skydiving twice.Me, my parents, and one of my brothers in Trondhiem, Norway. We had just finished hiking up to the top of a mountain.
Travel: I love to travel! Recently, I have been to Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Florida, Jamaica, and Hawaii. My favorite was Hawaii!
I have been to Norway and Sweden to visit relatives. I also spent one summer teaching English in France. It was an amazing learning experience.