Anya Eckert has been working with children for many years. She has taught in the private school setting, worked as a nanny, and been trained and worked as a peer counselor. She has also trained as a caregiver for children with special needs in the Santa Fe Community. Any holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Highlands University. Besides being a teacher, Anya enjoys jewelry making, mixed media collage, and other artistic pursuits. She is passionate about working with children. She appreciates seeing the world through their eyes, and is fascinated by the importance of the inner dialogue children experience in their creative process.