- Family Connections
Maya Benko teaches English 9, English 9 Honors, and English 11 at Skyline High School. After graduating from the St. Vrain Valley School District, she attended CSU and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Education, with a minor in Spanish.
In addition to teaching in Colorado, Maya has taught abroad at the Marian Baker International School in San Jose, Costa Rica. There she was able to explore her love of travel, exotic animals, the Caribbean, and was able to work with students from all over the world.
As a native of Colorado, Maya enjoys running and hiking in the mountains, and also relaxes by playing guitar, piano and singing. In her free time, she also paints and draws, creating watercolor pieces and sketches inspired by poetry and the places she has been.