Elly Waller is from the rolling green hills of Tennessee. She believes that helping raise her younger brother and with her mother’s strong involvement in early childhood education instilled in her a love for education. She moved to Reno, Nevada, in the fall of 2011 to be with family and shortly after she started her career at Brookfield’s TLC. In 2016, She earned her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development. She believes it is the teacher’s role to encourage, protect, advice, and of course teach students how to navigate between their environments through guidance and modeling.