Ms. Mona Iehl has taught first/ second grade multi-age students at Polaris Charter Academy since 2009. Before joining Polaris, she taught first/ second grade at Hinton Elementary in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Ms. Iehl holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Central Michigan University. She has received the Boundless Readers Award in 2009. Ms. Iehl also participated in the Chicago Area Writing Project’s Summer Institute in 2010. She grew up in Michigan and enjoys spending time there with family and friends. Some of Ms. Iehl’s hobbies include reading, pottery, dancing and boating.