Lindsey Stum is originally from Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She received her degree in Spanish and Secondary Education from Dickinson College. She is currently working on her Master's in Teaching at New Mexico State University. She's currently a Spanish teacher at Wiggs Middle School, a position she has held since 2018. Previously, she was a Spanish teacher at another middle school for three years. She has also taught 7th grade Dual Language Social Studies and has coordinated the annual Spanish Spelling Bee. During the summer of 2018, she led a student trip to Costa Rica. She became a teacher because she loves working with adolescents and wants to show students a greater world outside the classroom. She has been teaching for five years. Ms. Stum is the mentor teacher to Zhang Xiaolin from Yangzhou, China.