Mrs. Redland-Sturzl is a native Austinite and a proud graduate of Southwestern University.  She is a founding faculty member of Akins High School where she helped to build the Advanced Placement program.  In 2008, Mrs. Redland-Sturzl acheived National Board Certification in Adolescence through Young Adulthood/English Language Arts.  She renewed her certification in 2017.  In 2011, she was recognized as a semi-finalist for AISD Teacher of the Year.  She currently serves as AP Coordinator, Campus GT Advocate, and Lead Mentor Teacher.  Mrs. Redland-Sturzl also serves as a member of the AVID Site Team and AISD’s National Board Leadership Team.  


In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, painting, and spending time with her family and friends.