Elizabeth Vacca

Elizabeth Vacca

Teacher Assistant
Year started at trinity:2020
Years in education:1
Degree Obtained:

BA in Political Science from San Francisco State University

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A teacher who inspired me was… How? A teacher who inspired me was my 12th grade English teacher who showed me how important using empathy is when getting your students to succeed.

A Trinity Student is… A Trinity Student strives to grow in their personal, academic, and spiritual lives.

Why do you teach? I teach because it was my teachers and mentors who made me feel like I was capable of success. I teach because I want every one of my students to know that they have a person supporting them and rooting for them to succeed despite any challenges they might face.

Something I am passionate about outside of education is… Outside of education, I am passionate about reading. I think reading fiction is a great way to escape from your own reality and put yourself into somebody else’s shoes. You can learn a lot by being willing to look at a situation through somebody else’s eyes.

Favorite spot on campus. What do you like about this space? I actually started right before the COVID-19 shutdown and have not worked on campus yet!

Preferred Pronouns: She/ Her/ Hers