Marine Freibrun earned her bachelor of arts from the University of California, Irvine, and her masters of arts in educational leadership from California State University, Northridge. She is currently a fifth-grade teacher who has previously taught second, third, sixth, and eighth grade. She has also served as an instructional coach, English Language Development coach, and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports coach for her district, as well as the head teacher for her school site. Marine enjoys working with teachers through professional development and mentorship, all while continuously learning new, effective methods to implement in her daily teaching. She is also the author of the blog Tales from a Very Busy Teacher. She lives in Southern Idaho with her two amazing boys and supportive husband.