Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Ali

My name is Khadra Ali and I am one of the first grade teachers at Highwood Hills. I have graduated from Metropolitan State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Educations. I have been a bi-lingual Education Assistant in Saint Paul School for nearly 20 years, spending fifteen years at Highwood Hills as a parent liaison and bi=lingual Somali EA. I love Saint Paul Public Schools because of it’s diversity and the district’s emphasis on equity. This is my second year as the first grade teacher at Highwood Hills, and I enjoy working with students at this age level to inspire their future. 

I love Highwood Hills because…
Community and great staff.
My students receive homework...
Literacy and math homework during school hours and have the option of reading through our virtual library and digital resource. 
I communicate with families by…
E-mail and phone calls.