Manufacturing Champions – Marita Diffenbaugh

Marita Diffenbaugh – Administrator/Principal at Elevate North Academy

Marita is an educator who loves encouraging others to dream and take action! She recently published her first book, “L.E.A.R.N.E.R. Finding the True, Good, and Beautiful in Education” to inspire all the difference makers who support learners and learning.

With that in mind, she’s taking her passion to the next level as Administrator/Principal of Elevate Academy North, a career technical public charter school opening in North Idaho, 2022.

Elevate Academy North’s is founded on the belief that all students deserve the opportunity to engage in an educational program that is meaningful to them, and that provides a direction and sense of purpose for their future. This school brings education and industry together in a 6th-12th grade, learning environment to build the future the local community and the workforce through offerings that align with N Idaho’s industry needs and local industry partnerships that include manufacturing, aerospace/drone technology, construction, culinary arts, business/marketing, medical arts, and others.

Marita is excited to shape the future of the local community, education, and workforce while helping students become career leaders – industry certified, engaged, productive professionals. Follow Marita and Elevate Academy North’s journey on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook as they prepare for their school opening August 2022!