Viva Butler has been an elementary and middle school educator for 13 years. She currently works with sixth graders in Western Mass. She has a degree in English from U-Mass Amherst, and a Masters in Teaching from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. When she’s not teaching, she is typically hanging out with her energetic 9-year-old and her partner in the woods where they live. Frequently amphibians and insects are involved.