I grew up in the Wichita area and after high school, I attended Butler Community College. Go Grizzlies! I finished my college degree at Wichita State University and my Master's Degree at Fort Hays State University.
I’ve known since elementary school that I wanted to be a teacher. While in high school, I had a fantastic teacher who inspired me to write. I believe that every person can find a love for reading when they are introduced to the right book.
In my free time, I love spending time with my family. Between my husband and I, we have five children. They keep us busy with all of their activities and sports. We are huge K-State and Chiefs fans. We spend a lot of time at the lake in the summer. When I’m not at the lake or watching football, I love traveling and being active