Grade Level 5
Hello! My name is Katie Ruprecht, and I'm happy to say this is my 4th year teaching at Spero Academy. I grew up in Andover, Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary and Special Education from The University of Minnesota Duluth in 2018. I began my teaching career at Spero Academy 4 years ago. I am thrilled to be teaching fifth grade at Spero Academy and to be a part of such a warm and dynamic community. Spero Academy is a wonderful place to teach and learn, and I feel lucky to be in this profession doing what I love. I have a true passion for working with Spero’s oldest learners!! Helping each child progress in all areas of their development—academic, social/emotional, language, and motor—is a challenge that I am honored to accept daily. I strive to create a community of learners that nurtures growth in a positive, fun, and safe environment.
Currently, I live in Farmington Minnesota with my partner- Christian, baby boy- Rowen, and golden retriever- Indie. I am also expecting a baby girl in the Fall of 2021! Outside of teaching my wonderful Spero Stars I enjoy baking, various outdoor adventures, and spending time with family and friends. Among these pastimes, I also enjoy spending time at my partner’s family farm picking fruits and veggies to make yummy farm fresh meals and desserts!