7th Grade ELA Teacher
Ms. Podbelsek, born in central Illinois, is a 7th English Language Arts teacher at Intrinsic. She has had a love for reading and writing since she was a child and always knew she wanted to teach English. Ms. Podbelsek studied at Western Illinois University, graduating with her English teaching certification and a Creating Writing minor. Ms. Podbelsek has taught for five years, from Tucson, AZ, to Asheville, NC, and finally back to her roots in Illinois in Chicago. In her free time she loves anything outdoors related, especially hiking, finding a good workout class, and curling up on the couch with her mini dachshund, Rodney.