Ms. Vanessa Hagedorn began teaching at TCA in 2023. She received her Bachelor's Degree from MO State and her Master's Degree from UMSL. Vanessa spent a decade educating and had a variety of opportunities, which included living and teaching in a Spanish speaking country. Vanessa is grateful to teach at a school where she can speak Spanish AND share Jesus! Her greatest joy is her children Elaina, Ian, and Isaac, who attend T.C.A. Vanessa loves being outdoors with them, going on fun adventures, and just hanging out. Vanessa also loves coffee and traveling. She spent much of her past backpacking through Europe and vacationing in her summers off of teaching. Vanessa also works at a gym where she enjoys teaching a variety of exercise classes.