Libbi Peterson, youth instructor.
Libbi is an educator and writer with nearly a decade of experience teaching writing for youth. She began her career in education through the AmeriCorps program, Teach for America and taught in diverse school settings—from Houston, Texas to Loveland, Colorado. For six years, Libbi taught grades 7-12 at Bruce Randolph School in Denver where she developed curriculum and taught courses ranging in levels from Advanced Placement (AP) English to Literacy Intervention. She earned her M.A. in Education: Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado: Denver, and her B.A. from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Communication, German and Journalism. Chosen as a columnist for The Denver Post Colorado Voices Panel, Libbi writes editorials and creative nonfiction. Originally from Nebraska, she now calls Boulder home along with her husband (Ben), daughter (Linnea), and rescue dog (Howard).