MacKenzie Seaton-Todd

MacKenzie Seaton-Todd

Grade 2 Teacher
M.Ed., Reading Education, Ohio University
B.S., Elementary Education, Ohio University
Lower School

MacKenzie Seaton-Todd teaches Grade 2 in the Lower School and has been at CDS since 2019. She came to Asheville from Ohio where she had been teaching first grade while obtaining her Masters Degree in Reading Education. 

Get to know MacKenzie Seaton-Todd:

How would you describe your classroom? "A safe, caring, and fun space for students to learn and explore their natural curiosities." 

What are your favorite quotes about education, mentorship, children, and/or learning? 

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." -Plutarch

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou 

What personal passion brings balance to your life? "Spending quality time with the people that mean the most to me. As well as running, hiking, and anything that involves being outdoors!"

How is CDS different from what you experienced as a child in school? "CDS fosters an environment for continuous learning by providing the right tools, inspiration and sincere encouragement needed to succeed. There are high expectations set at this school, but it is clear that everyone genuinely strives to meet and exceed these expectations because of the culture that is fostered here."