Ms. Ristow grew up living between Kiel, Wisconsin and Caracas, Venezuela, where her hyperpolyglot grandfather once ran the largest language institute in the country. Having been raised in a family that deeply values education and serving in love, she is proud to work in a school with concordant values.
Prior to Aug Prep, Ms. Ristow worked as an administrative assistant and Spanish interpreter for a Milwaukee language agency, most often interpreting at Milwaukee Public Schools. She would also volunteer at her local church in St. Nazianz, often helping to organize or participate in their various events. She hopes to cultivate a warm, welcoming environment for families, and strives to bring the best of her experiences, compassion and love to Aug Prep.
Ms. Ristow speaks four languages and is constantly pursuing intellectual stimulation, especially in linguistics, biosciences and language-learning. She has current plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science and a minor in Neuroscience from Marquette University.