I grew up in Moweaqua, Il and graduated from Central A&M High School. I attended Richland Community college where I earned an Associate’s degree in Business. I also attended Millikin University where I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I have a concentration in mathematics with a middle level endorsement.
I taught 7th and 8th grade math at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Decatur, Il for 15 years. I also served in other leadership roles including, 21st Century School After School Site Coordinator, PBIS Chair, Behavior Management Specialist, Building Leadership Team, and School Improvement Team.
My husband, Ryan, and I are proud parents to four children: Andrew (19), Austin (17), Lindsay (16), and Lane (3). We enjoy spending time as a family watching football, movies, and playing games. We are involved in 4H and local county fairs. We raise and show pigs.