Mrs. Seivert is originally from California, but has lived in the islands for 17 years. She is the oldest of 4 children. She loves running and has run a few marathons. She enjoys gardening, painting, and making mosaics. She likes being outdoors with her 3 children. Mrs. Seivert always loved school and wanted to be just like her favorite teachers when she grew up. She graduated from BYU-Hawai'i with a degree in Special Education and got her Master's in Special Education from SDSU. She is proud to be a National Board Certified Teacher. Mrs. Seivert has been teaching since 1999. She has taught in Honduras, Costa Rica, California, and Hilo. She has been teaching at Waimea Elementary since 2014. Mrs. Seivert believes that every child can succeed, if given the right tools. She is passionate about teaching in different ways to help each student reach their full potential.