Richa (pronounced Reesha) Biasi is excited to support the staff and students of Dixie Montessori Academy as the Assessment Coordinator and Reading Interventionist. She received both her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a Literacy Specialist Endorsement (2003) and her Master in Education (2007) degrees from Southern Utah University. Ms. Biasi taught in the public school system in Nevada and Arizona for 11 years in various positions, including classroom teacher, reading interventionist, literacy specialist, and assessment coordinator. She loves that the Montessori method focuses on respect for the child, and she looks forward to increasing her knowledge and training in Montessori so she can best meet the needs of the students at DMA.