Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Taylor Gross
Mrs. Gross grew up in Okoboji, IA, and moved to South Dakota in 2011 for college. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a major in elementary education, a reading minor, and a kindergarten endorsement in 2015. She continued with her education and received a master’s degree in reading in 2017. Prior to teaching kindergarten, she taught 3rd grade for two years. This is her second year at Hazel Park Preparatory Academy teaching kindergarten.
When Mrs. Gross is not at school, she enjoys supporting Minnesota United FC and spending her time at Allianz Field. She also loves to walk along the river and spend time outside. Mrs. Gross lives in Saint Paul with her husband Alex and two cats, Neville and Stanley – named after two characters from Harry Potter. Mrs. Gross is glad to be back at Hazel Park for her second year and is enthusiastic about the year!