7th Grade ELA Teacher
Before joining Intrinsic in 2015, Ms. Atkin spent two years at Danville High School in Danville, Il., where she taught journalism, sophomore English, civics, and AP Literature and sponsored both the student newspaper and literary magazine. A Chicago native, she is thrilled to be joining the Intrinsic team. Prior to becoming a teacher, Ms. Atkin worked as professional writer, editor, and communications manager for nearly 20 years. She holds a Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, an MAT in secondary education from National-Louis University, and a BA in history from Colorado College.