Hannah Dietrich loves communicating in order to learn and teach. She believes that all students are capable of learning and deserve the opportunity to better themselves through quality education. Being homeschooled through 8th grade and having a strong personal relationship with Christ, Hannah is thrilled to work with Excelsior classes to provide quality instruction with a Christian worldview. Hannah has taught a variety of English courses in Texas public high schools for the last five years. She has also coached students in competitive academic teams for literary criticism and spelling. Professionally, Hannah has presented strategies for student composition development at six education conferences and taken a role as a leader in the public school teaching community. She also has guided international student trips to France and Spain. Previously, Hannah taught English as a second language in China and equipped a team of new teachers to work with the Chinese students.
Hannah earned her Bachelor of Arts in education with a minor in English and Spanish at Dallas Baptist University in 2014. In December 2018, she also earned a Masters of Arts in English from Sam Houston State University. She has presented academic papers at the American Studies Association of Texas and The Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts.
Hannah and her husband, Brandon, welcomed their two sons into the world in November 2018 and love being new parents. They also love the Lord and are highly involved in welcoming and discipling in their local church. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys studying languages, traveling internationally, and playing board games.