Elizabeth A. Price is the storytelling strategist manager on the Prepared to Teach team, working toward transforming teacher preparation into funded and equitable professional residencies. Price brings a strong educator’s point of view to Prepared to Teach with their storied background as an educator, social policy analyst, social worker, and community organizer.
Price earned an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Pima Community College, focusing on philosophy and poetry. She then pursued a Bachelor of Science in Secondary English Education, a Master of Arts in English Literature, and a Master’s Certificate in Ethnic Studies from Northern Arizona University, where she developed a teaching philosophy to “tune every forte.” Price most recently completed a Master of Arts in Education Policy and Social Analysis from Teachers College at Columbia University, emphasizing K-12 Schooling and Education Law.
Price taught her first class at the age of 12, a seed that would sow in her personal life and career, accumulating 10 years of teaching experience and serving over 1,000 students. Currently, Price is working on an autonomous education model, a theory of learning whose cornerstone is the cultivation of the highest levels of self-actualization.