Ms. Waid loves the geology and biology of the earth, and the physical processes that it undergoes which make it so diverse and beautiful. She aspires to share her passion of the earth with her students, and hopes her students will learn to think analytically as scientists about the natural world around them. She graduated from UCSB with with a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science and emphasis in Hydrogeology, and competed on the Water Polo Team. Prior to St. Matthew’s, Ms. Waid worked for a non-profit, teaching in a variety of schools in Santa Barbara including the subjects of AP Environmental Science, Geology, and Sustainability. This is her second year with St. Matthew's Parish School.