Kirsten Cobb

Special Education Teacher


Courses Taught:

Special Education



This is Mrs. Cobb's eleventh year teaching and her fourth here at Mary B. Austin. She is from Illinois and spent 7 years teaching in Chicago Public Schools. She coaches Girls on the Run here at Mary B. Austin and is on the tutoring team. She loves to run and do yoga outside of school as well as spend time with her husband, two children, and dog. She loves her students and enjoys watching them learn new skills and grow as little people! This year, she will be working with 2nd and 3rd graders!


Master of Arts in Teaching

  • National Louis University, Chicago, IL
  • Degree: June 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Writing

  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • Degree: June 2006


  • Special Education Teacher: Mary B. Austin Elementary School, Mobile, AL 2018-Present
  • Special Education Teacher: Moos Elementary School, Chicago, IL 2016-2018
  • Special Education Teacher: Fuller Elementary School, Chicago, IL 2012-2016
  • Reading Specialist Teacher: St. Anthony School, Milwaukee, WI 2007-2008

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