- Wartburg College, Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education
- Western Illinois University, Master’s Degree in Education, specializing in reading
- Started teaching in 1997
My husband, Jon, is a farmer. We have two children. Emily, age 6, is in kindergarten at Mulberry School and Owen, age 4, attends Happy Time Preschool.
- Favorite children’s book, Bridge to Terabithia
- Favorite adult authors, Jodi Picoult and Nicholas Sparks
“Education’s purpose is the replace an empty mind with an open one.”
I enjoy a variety of music. I mostly listen to country or pop.