Heather Baylosis, Kindergarten
Heather Baylosis is Maui Preparatory Academy’s founding Kindergarten teacher. Heather has been teaching in the elementary grades on the island of Maui since 2003, and has taught Kindergarten for over 8 years at Maui Prep. She is committed to supporting student’s academic and emotional growth through hands-on-learning. With her creative spirit, Heather loves to get her students learning through movement and collaborative work balanced with individualized instruction. Heather earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary education with a focus in early childhood development and a minor in dance education from the State University of New York at Geneseo. During her undergrad experience Heather also studied Humanities at Oxford University’s New College before coming to Maui. After five years of teaching on Maui, Heather completed her Masters of Science in Literacy and Reading Education from Walden University. A few of Heather’s favorite things beyond teaching are music that makes you either want to relax or dance, spending quality time with her family, cooking Italian food and interior design!