Mrs. Metzker graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature and psychology (dual major). She went on to earn her master’s degree at UNR in English education in 2011. Joining AFCS in 2021 marks nearly a decade of varied teaching experiences that value a student-centered approach. Mrs. Metzker is passionate about literacy and is grateful to work in a field where she can support students in showcasing their stories while developing their unique voices. She met her husband in college, and they enjoy traveling abroad, scuba diving, listening to live music, and backpacking through National Parks.