Faces of FOSS: Elle Janke

Elle Janke
Swim Teacher
Woodbury, MN


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What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?

Seeing the kids succeed and gain water confidence!

What is your favorite FOSS story?

My favorite FOSS story would have to be watching all of the teachers really connect with their students. Seeing them light up and engage is amazing!

What is your favorite level to teach?

Big 1, the kids start to really excel at mastering skills and upping their endurance.

What is your personal favorite water activity? 

Laying on a lily pad at the lake!

As a child, how did you feel about the water? 

Loved it, I felt like I could spend all day in it! I was on the swim team for a while and super enjoyed the competition.

What else would you like to tell prospective parents about working with FOSS?

I love to make learning fun and cover the most important things!

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