Regine was born and raised in Cologne, Germany, where she received her degree in Business Management and International Communication. She has been living in the United States for over 25 years. In August, Regine fulfilled her dream and relocated to Tahoe from the Bay Area, where she had worked as a Preschool Teacher at Alto International School, a German-immersion school, Preschool to Grade 12. She received her degree in Early Childhood Education and Child Development from Canada College in San Mateo and has been passionate about early learning for nearly 20 years. Regine also taught art to Grades 2-5 for 10 years and was a teacher’s assistant during math, science and English language for K-2. Outside of school, Regine likes to spend time with her 3 children, Sophia, Henrik and Philip, exploring the Tahoe region. She enjoys hiking, swimming, and skiing in the winter. Regine has been traveling all over the world, discovering new cultures through art, music and great food. Whenever time allows, she relaxes with Ikebana and floral design and getting together with friends.
What inspired you to join TEA? I witnessed an amazing transformation of students first hand. It inspired me to move to Tahoe and become a teacher at TEA
Where did you go to school? Cologne, Germany Early Childhood Education/Child Development
Do you have any special certifications? Bilingual German/English, CTC (Certified Travel Counselor), member of PARCA (Bay Area based)
What is something that not everyone knows about you, but probably should? I love to write and am working on a children’s book.