Mrs. McKeown moved to Los Angeles from Florida where she served as both the 3rd and 4th grade Dual Language Magnet teacher and Math Specialist. Tessa has significant experience in the area of differentiated mathematics instruction, as well as elementary school literacy having served as a reading coach at Mollie Ray Elementary School in Orlando, Florida. Tessa has her B.S. in Elementary Education and her M.S. in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Orlando, Florida. She has expertise with integrating technology into the mainstream classroom. She chairs the Curriculum Committee at Mirman School.