After graduating from Osawatomie High School I attended KU for 2 years before finishing my bachelors degree in history education from Washburn University. I completed a masters degree from Emporia State University in the spring of 2020.
BA History – Washburn University
MS School Leadership – Emporia State University
I began my teaching career at Shawnee Heights High School after graduating from Washburn University. I taught in the Shawnee Heights district for 6 years until I moved to Gridley in 2010. After moving to Gridley I taught in the Madison-Virgil school district for 10 years until I started in Burlington in August of 2020.
USD 450 Shawnee Heights Middle/High School: Social Studies Teacher
USD 386 Madison–Virgil: 8th thru 12th Social Studies Teacher
My husband Jarrod and I were married in 2010 and live on a farm west of Gridley with our 3 sons. Jarrod grew up in Gridley and now runs a farming operation and raises cattle. Max, Bodie and Judd attend Burlington schools. The boys enjoy playing sports and are members of the Liberty 4-H Club. We have 2 Great Pyrenees dogs named Nellie & Pearl, 6 chickens and several cats as our pets. We enjoy traveling, working on the farm, raising 4-H animals and playing and watching sports.