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