Ellen Finnigan holds a B.A. in English from Boston College and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Montana. She has worked as an Editorial Director for an online media network, written a political column for a daily newspaper in Washington D.C., lived on a Catholic commune, and worked as a House Facilitator for a group of inner city missionaries in Denver. She has been teaching for Kolbe since the inaugural year of the online school (2013) and has taught 9th and 10th grade Literature, Intensive and Advanced Composition, and Creative Writing. She lives in Estes Park, Colorado, with her husband, Tom, and enjoys hiking, dancing, reading, writing, and the challenge of gardening in the Rockies.
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