Claire Ackerson

2nd Grade Teacher
Claire Ackerson

Claire Ackerson, is a second grade teacher for Stillwater Area Public Schools.

She graduated from the University of WI-Madison in 1989 with a Communications and Psychology major.  A year later, she enrolled at the University of MN and earned her Elementary Education Degree.  She has since completed her Masters of Education.  She is also certified in YogaCalm for Children and teaches kid yoga.

She began her teaching experience in Wichita, KS teaching 3rd grade in a Foreign Language Magnet School.  She then moved back to Minnesota and has been teaching in the Stillwater District since 1994.  She also taught at Valley Crossing Elementary School for 3 years.  She taught Kindergartners and First graders at Stonebridge Elementary.  She also spent 5 years as the Read With Me teacher at Stonebridge Elementary, where she taught K-2nd grade students.

She now continues her educational journey at Lake Elmo Elementary.

"I am excited about new opportunities, meeting new people, stretching myself professionally, and continuing to grow as an educator. I truly look forward to our partnership together, and working as a team to meet your child’s needs.”