Ms. Elizabeth Riggs



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2007 Master of Arts in Teaching Hamline University, 2016

Ms. Elizabeth Riggs

Ms. Riggs has been an ELL teacher at Como Park Senior High School since 2014. In addition to teaching English Literacy and Geography for newcomers, she also co-teaches Chemistry.


-In Level 1 English Literacy, students develop English language literacy skills through a variety of reading, writing, speaking, and listening activities.

-In Language Development through Geography, students pursue the study of geography and geographical inquiry while simultaneously expanding their academic English skills.  

-In Chemistry, students cover a range of topics including structure of the atom, chemical bonding, and chemical reactions – with heavy emphasis on academic English and scientific vocabulary.


Students and Parents: Up-to-date student grades can be found on Schoology. Progress/final marks continue to be posted on Infinite Campus twice each quarter.