Ms. Larcher was born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland. As a passionate and enthusiastic lifelong learner, she brings with her over seven years of teaching and leadership experience spread across San Diego, Seoul, and Singapore. She has strong practices in the International Baccalaureate, the Reggio Emilia approach and English Language Acquisition from her many years of teaching abroad. She graduated Summa Cum Laude distinction with a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies (Education) and specialization in Science in 2011 at San Diego State University. She went on to earn her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential K-6th in 2012 at SDSU as well. Her roles have included: a First Grade teacher, Third Grade teacher, Year Level Coordinator, and whole school Science Coordinator.
Ms. Larcher's key motivation while working in the field of education is to empower others to be agents of their own learning, enabling them to be their best, and to make a positive impact in their life and the lives of those around them. In the words of W.B. Yeats, "Teaching is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." She aims to inspire a love of learning and an inquiring mind in each of the students she has had the honor of teaching. Lexi is very excited to teach at Elevate and has heard wonderful things about the school community. When Lexi is not in the classroom, you will find her at the beach, exercising, reading, scuba diving, and traveling!