Magnet Programs Coordinator
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Ms. Gower Hahner grew up in White Haven, Pennsylvania surrounded by an amazing family and community. From an early age, she was incredibly curious about the world around her. Her family always encouraged her to work hard and to find her voice. She began her travels doing mission work in highschool and college. She studied International Relations at the University of Delaware. She commissioned into the United States Air Force and served on both active duty and in the reserves. During her military career, she also earned her Masters in Education. Ms. Hahner is proudly beginning her 11th year as an educator in the Wake County Public School System.
As a classroom teacher, educational consultant, instructional resource teacher, elective teacher, and now magnet coordinator, Ms. Hahner has always believed in the power of relationships and connecting with others. She is committed to helping students develop into strong and compassionate global citizens.
This year she is focused on sustainable development goal # 4: all students should receive an inclusive and equitable quality education. Ms. Hahner will dive into this goal by collaborating with students and teachers as they investigate the world, recognize and weigh perspectives, communicate their ideas and take action.
Ms. Hahner is an avid reader and collector of children’s literature. She is most at home in the outdoors with family and friends. She loves college sports, the St. Louis Cardinals, traveling, hosting, cooking, photography and creating! Her proudest titles are wife and mom.