Ms. Gross is the School Psychologist Intern at McKinley Thatcher, here on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. She was born and raised in Minnesota, got her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa, and is currently working to obtain her Education Specialist Degree (EdS) from the University of Denver. Previous to her internship in DPS, she was an early childhood educator, and recognizes the importance of early education. She also has a passion for positive psychology and wants to see all students feel happy, safe, and confident at school. In her free time, Ms. Gross enjoys hiking with her dogs, exploring new places in Colorado, swimming, fishing, and cheering for her MN sports teams! She is very excited to be a part of the McKinley-Thatcher community.