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Jill Hanners
English Teacher

Jill Hanners grew up overseas, moving every few years for a total of 13 countries by the time she graduated high school. Every summer she would return to Austin for vacation, and after high school she moved to Austin to attend St. Edward’s University. She graduated with degrees in English Literature and Education, and earned her certification after student teaching in middle schools and high schools all over Austin. She began her career at Paragon Prep her first year out of college in 2002.

After a few years teaching middle school English at Paragon, Mrs. Hanners moved to Kobe, Japan and taught high school English at Marist Brother’s International School for 4 years. She returned to Austin in 2015, and resumed teaching at Paragon Prep in 2018, fulfilling a long-held ambition to get back to the student-centered culture of excellence and play that is Paragon!