Johanna Staple has been a special education teacher in DPS since 2006. She graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Political Science, the University of Southern California with a Masters of Business Administration and University of Colorado Denver with a Masters of Arts in Special Education. Prior to becoming a teacher, Ms. Staple worked as a management consultant, advising businesses on strategy development and operational efficiency. She has experience in the healthcare, banking and business services industries. Ms. Staple grew up in Southern California, and in her free time enjoys spending time at the beach or pool, playing tennis and hiking, as well as reading and watching movies.