Mrs. Larsen was born and raised in the Ogden area. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and later received Special Education Licensure from Weber State University.
In 2007, Mrs. Larsen began working at Ogden Preparatory Academy Middle School (7-9 grades) as a Special Education ParaProfessional and the following year was asked to be the Reading Intervention Specialist. Beginning her career as a Special Education Teacher in 2011, Mrs. Larsen was an integral part of the OPA Team until 2015 where she became a Special Education Teacher and Case Manager at Highland Jr. High School for Math and English Language Arts. She continued her teaching career at Maria Montessori Academy in the Fall of 2017-2018 where Mrs. Larsen was the case manager for P-6 grades.
Mrs. Larsen joined the Utah Military Academy campus mid-year 2018 as a Special Education Teacher and Case Manager. She is now looking forward to embarking on a new career as the UMA Special Education Director. Her interests include snow skiing, mountain biking, and running, and Mrs. Larsen’s passion is spending time riding and showing her horses.