Hannah Bybee Byers, MBA received both her Bachelor's, in English, and Master's degrees from the University of Utah. Ms. Byers is licensed as a Highly Qualified 1st through 8th grade teacher in the state of Utah. Before joining the Wallace Stegner Academy staff in 2016, as a 6th grade teacher, Ms. Byers made a career in financial operations. Ms. Byers transitioned from teaching 6th to 1st grade in 2018 and began her journey as a lower grades teacher. She enjoys forming positive relationships with her students and encouraging a life-long love and fluency in reading. She and her husband live in Salt Lake City, where she spends her free time with family and friends. Ms. Byers enjoys concerts, traveling, gardening, and reading between sips of coffee.