I received a Bachelor's of Education in Elementary Education and a Bachelor's of Music Education from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota. My Master's Degree was in Reading from MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas
I taught Grade 3 for two years in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and 4 years in K-5 Music in Tonganoxie, Kansas before moving to Indiana. When I returned to the state of Kansas, I substitute taught in Topeka, KS for 3 years before moving to Coffeyville.
I have taught for 22 years in Coffeyville. I taught at Whittier Elementary, Garfield Elementary, and when CES opened, I came here.