Academy High is pleased to welcome Olivia Tasch as our English faculty member for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Mrs. Tasch joins us following a successful tenure at St. Thomas More Catholic High School in Champaign, where she taught an array of literature courses and Rhetoric/Argumentation. Prior to that, she served as a Writing Intern and co-taught Critical Writing and Research at Millikin.
Mrs. Tasch spent the summer of 2012 as an English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China where she designed and taught English as a Second Language lessons to middle school students.
She is a practicing musician and a Founding Board Member of C-U Girls Rock!, a local non-profit whose mission is to empower girls and women using the tools of music education to foster self-esteem and confidence.
Welcome, Mrs. Tasch!