MITY's teachers and staff are committed to developing young people’s talents in a safe, welcoming environment. They challenge eager learners to explore new things, seek answers to real world problems, and identify their own unique gifts. Most importantly, MITY’s staff creates a place where students can truly be themselves and have a voice in their future.
Erica Brewinski, Executive Director
Erica holds a B.A. from Brown University, an M.A. in Educational Policy & Administration from the University of Minnesota, and an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas. She is also a licensed K-12 Principal in the state of Minnesota and is certified in Professional Development. Erica has taught students in grades 6 - 12, undergraduates and graduates, and was a school administrator for ten years before coming to MITY.
Nienke Wijnia, Office Manager
Nienke holds a B.A. in French Language and Literature from the University of Utrecht (the Netherlands) and an M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of Amsterdam. Before joining MITY, Nienke worked in higher education advising international students for fifteen years.