Ellie joined the literacy council in 2010. In her role as Operations Coordinator, she supports the day-to-day operations of the organization. Ellie has seven years of experience in Adult Basic Education, both as a teacher and site coordinator, and previously worked at the Minnesota Office of Higher Education in the field of College Access for first generation college students. She has a B.A. in French from the University of Minnesota and a TEFL Certificate from Hamline University. Outside of work, Ellie likes bicycling, reading, and saving up for travel adventures.