High School English Teacher
BA, English Education, Iowa State University
Hannah Tjarks is a high school English teacher who began her teaching career at Iowa Connections Academy. Learn more
about Ms. Tjarks below:
Why I Became a Teacher
I decided to become a teacher because I love helping and empowering others.
The Online School Experience at Iowa Connections Academy
My school community is very communicative, which is a major factor with remote learning because students and staff are
consistently reaching out to connect with one another and bridge the distance.
Iowa Connections Academy has all of the tools to help instill the self-starter mentality in students, which is
invaluable in the working world.
— Ms. Tjarks
The Benefits of K–12 Online Learning
Teaching and learning online is a dream for both independent and unconventional learners, introverts, and anyone who
enjoys innovation and creativity. Your child will be loved here. The culture is incomparable at Iowa Connections
Academy. I have never been surrounded by more kind and encouraging individuals, and it is a joy to work in this kind of