PERSONAL: I was raised in Ogallala. I attended college in Texas, and began my teaching career there. I taught in Texas for eight years before returning to Nebraska. I am currently in my 28th year of education. I am married to Tim, and together we are the parents of six children - Riley, Morgan, Haley, Courtney, Madison and Ella.

EDUCATION: I attended the University of North Texas and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education K-6. Additionally, I have an endorsement in Early Childhood.