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Candalyn Mettmann

IB PYP Coordinator & Curriculum Director

Hello Hawthorn community! I am excited to be on the Hawthorn administrative team as the IB coordinator and curriculum director for both campuses. I have been working within the IB framework for more than ten years, and I am passionate about the unique perspective it brings to our educational community. I'm thrilled to be able to support our teachers in developing the IB's inquiry-based approach to learning.

I have bachelors' degrees in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Utah State University, and a master's degree in Educational Leadership from Western Governors University. I spent the first part of my career teaching first grade, and love getting back into the classroom when I can.

I enjoy hiking and camping in Utah's beautiful mountains and red rock, and I spend a lot my free time reading, cooking, and trying new restaurants. I especially love spending time with my husband and our two children, including one Hawthorn student!