1. What do you love the most about teaching (or working at HDS)? I find great joy in being with our wonderful faculty and staff and the best students in the world.
2. What is your favorite part of the school day? Greeting everyone in the morning.
3. If you had to pick the three most important life skills, what would they be? Written and oral communication, walking, personal hygiene. Beyond skills – a sense of humor, optimism, balance.
4. How do you define success? Working hard and enjoying what you do.
5. If you could pass on any wisdom to students, what would you share? Try things you think you either can't do or won't like to do.
Bonus Question: Tell us something that people might not know about you. I once spent three days alone on an island.
_______________ Mrs. Evans began her long association with Harbor Day School as a fourth grade student in 1970. Since her graduation in 1975, she has taught fourth grade and kindergarten at HDS, been a parent to two HDS students, and volunteered at the school in a variety of ways from hot lunch server to president of the Board of Trustees. Mrs. Evans earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and a Master of Education degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her work experience beyond Harbor Day School includes working as a staff member for the International Trade Administration in Washington, D.C., working in commercial real estate in Orange County, and teaching high school social studies in the Huntington Beach Union High School District.