Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. with Honors in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan M.A. in Educational Studies from the University of Michigan Michigan Standard Certificate in English, Secondary 6-12 (BA endorsement)

Ms. Kris Zager

Ms. Zager began working in education in 2011. Born and raised in southeast Michigan, Ms. Zager has had the opportunity to work with high schoolers in France, adolescents and adults in Atlanta, GA, and kindergartners and refugees in South Korea. She has also taught SAT/ACT preparation to high school students. After completing her student teaching at Huron High School in 2016-17, Ms. Zager knew she wanted to be part of the River Rat community long-term.

Ms. Zager enjoys getting to know students and guiding them as they grow into themselves as confident young adults, as well as imaginative and analytical readers and writers. Ms. Zager's other interests include stories from The Moth, Korean dramas, coffee ice cream, kayaking, library book sales, travel, and color-coded spreadsheets.