Brenda Hardin is a kindergarten teacher with K12’s Arizona Virtual Academy. She has a BS degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education and Master’s degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and Early Childhood Education. She has worked as an educator for 13 years focusing the majority of her time in kindergarten. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, photography, reading, and nights out at the movies. She believes that teachers and parents need to build partnerships and that every child can be successful.