Mrs. Soegaard (Soper) teaches second grade at SBCA. She is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana where she received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with foci in Reading and Early Childhood Education. She received her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from the Lynch School of Education at Boston College as a member of the Urban Catholic Teacher Corps, Cohort 19. Through UCTC, Mrs. Soegaard committed two years to serving urban students in Catholic schools, living in an intentional community, and growing in faith while working towards her M. Ed. She is a native of Bakersfield, CA but moved to the great city of Boston to embark on her teaching career and cheer on the Sox. She is an avid Notre Dame football fan, country music aficionado and loves beach days with her family.