Avery graduated from Middlebury College in 2010 with degrees in English and Creative Writing. Before pursuing a career in education, she worked for several years in the editorial department of a publishing company.
In 2014 Avery completed her Masters in Elementary Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Avery worked as a classroom teacher in several grade levels for 5 years in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. As a teacher and tutor, she is dedicated to forming strong trusting relationships with students, and to making learning relevant and engaging. In addition to tutoring, Avery works in the Creative Education department at the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, where she designs and implements lesson plans around arts and sustainability for children and adults of all ages.
*Avery possesses all current Pennsylvania clearances.