Anna-Lisa Dahlgren is a high school social studies teacher in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin where she teaches AP Human Geography, World History, and Sociology. In her classroom, she connects class topics to current events and the local community, using guest speakers and student experiences to create deeper learning. She used these passions to build a successful AP Human Geography mentor program at her school. She has been involved with professional learning through Qatar Foundation International’s Teacher Leadership Program Transatlantic Outreach Program, Mount Vernon, and Colonial Williamsburg. She was also awarded the University of Chicago Outstanding Educator award in 2020. At Sun Prairie West High School, Anna-Lisa also coaches the forensics (competitive acting and public speaking) team.