Casey Zella Andrews is a high school English teacher in Boston, Massachusetts. She has a BA from Hampshire College, an MAT from Simmons College, and an MA in critical and creative thinking from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Casey has been teaching 10th–12th grade English for the past seven years; prior to that she worked as an elementary school teacher in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has never lost a push-up competition to a student (including during pregnancy!).