Team Category: Staff

Ana Geddes

Hi! My name is Ana Geddes and this is my first year in education. I received a Bachelor of Arts from Gettysburg College in Globalization Studies and Spanish/Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies in May 2022. I am part of the 2022 Teach for America KC Corps and will be pursuing my Masters in Elementary […]

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Brittany Bell – Transitional Kindergarten (KCTR)

My name is Brittany Bell, This is my 2nd year at KCIA. I have been in education since 2014. I have worked as a before & after school teacher, Para, Substitute, & a behavior specialist assistant. I earned my bachelors degree in early education at Missouri Western State University. I am currently working on my […]

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Rachel Edwards

My name is Rachel Edwards and I am excited to be joining the KCIA family and Kindergarten team! I took a windy, beautiful road to get here. I began at Northwest Missouri State University in 2008, left college to travel the world for a year in 2011, worked at ESL Teacher’s Assistant for 4 years […]

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Gianna Buffano

My name is Gianna Buffano and I am so excited to begin my teaching career at KCIA as a kindergarten teacher! I graduated in May 2022 from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. During my time at OSU I was involved in the Arts Honors and Scholars Society and the Ohio […]

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Sara DeGarmo

Hello, my name is Sara DeGarmo. I am so excited to begin my journey at KC International Academy as part of the kindergarten team. I started working with kindergarteners and third graders during my senior year of high school in Liberty, Missouri where I was fortunate enough to take a tour of KCIA. I knew […]

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Peyton Snowden – Elem. Behavior Specialist

My name is Peyton Snowden and I am the Elementary Behavior Specialist. I began my teaching career in Kansas City, Missouri and then moved to teach in Raytown, Mo. I am also an adjunct instructor for Metropolitan Community College in the Early Childhood Education department. This year I am beginning my 8th year in public […]

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Sarah Sutten – Elem. Behavior Interventionist

HI! My name is Sarah Sutten. I have loved getting to know so many students and teachers through being a building substitute during the 21-22 school year. I am so looking forward to spending more of my time in the elementary school and supporting students and teachers in the CARE room next year! I am […]

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