Welcome to AVA!

Tracie Van Ert has been an educator for twenty-plus years and loves working in this field. She is a Tucson native, born and raised. She loves learning and strives to learn the most updated methods of teaching. In her experiences, she has been a gifted and talented teacher for 5th grade, a middle school teacher, a primary teacher,  a technology integration specialist for English Language learners, a new teacher mentor as well as an academic reading coach.  


  • Bachelor in Elementary Education
  • Masters in Teacher and Teacher Education (STEM Emphasis)
  • Masters in Educational Administration