Lower Elementary Associate Teacher

Akari Stimler

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Akari moved up to Vermont in 2021 to join the Lower El community as an assistant. Now, in their third year, and as a classroom teacher, Akari is working on completing a 6-12 Elementary certification through AMI. Prior to Hilltop, Akari taught first grade in Brooklyn and attended Bates College in Maine where they doubled majored in Gender & Sexuality Studies and Politics.

Akari loves to run outside year round, go hiking up mountains, and make lots of little herbal remedies from the garden and woods.