Avery is a 2019 Teach for America Milwaukee Corp member. Teach for America is an organization which seeks to eliminate educational inequality in Milwaukee and across America. Ms. Koosmann has received experience in the classroom while completing an internship in Goa, India. While in India, Ms. Koosmann worked with an organization that provided educational opportunities to children who lived in slum communities.
In addition to her experience in India, Ms. Koosmann cultivated an interest in teaching through her time working at a day program for adults with disabilities. Throughout her time at Injoy Life Resources, Ms. Koosmann had the opportunity to develop skills and interests related to teaching through coaching members and advocating for them so that they might reach their fullest potential.
Avery Koosmann received her bachelor’s degree from Biola University in Los Angeles, California. She is currently working towards a Masters in Urban Education from Alverno College in Milwaukee.