Kaela Evans

Third Grade Teacher


Teachers , 3rd Grade

Ms. Evans is the 3rd grade teacher at McKinley-Thatcher Elementary. Ms. Evans loves the McKinley- Thatcher community. She is passionate about the power of learning, cultivating a strong community, and empowering her students to access their greatest potential. She loves teaching 3rd grade because she believes it is a pivotal year in her student’s lives academically and developmentally. She is passionate about supporting the whole child with a focus on social emotional learning while teaching her students to achieve their academic goals. She looks forward to preparing her students to be successful 21st century learners and watching them grow!

Before becoming the 3rd grade teacher at McKinley-Thatcher, she developed her passion for experiential learning with elementary students while running education camps and school programs for the Denver YMCA. She graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences with a minor in Elementary Education. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree at the University of Colorado Denver for Leadership in Education and Policy Studies.

In her free time, she enjoys painting, drawing, hiking, camping, and spending time with her friends, family and dog.