• Hometown: I grew up in Cannon Falls MN. My husband and I moved to Longville this summer from Hastings, MN
  • Past teaching experience/education: I taught at Red Wing High School the past 12 years. I have a BA in Humanities with a minor in Art History and Italian Language from the University of Minnesota (Duluth and Twin Cities) a M.ED degree in secondary education: assessment curriculum and instruction, and additional English and education credits from Metro State University and Carleton College.
  • What grades do you teach? I will have 9th grade English, 11th grade CIS Comp, and 12th grade CIS World Literature
  • Interests/Hobbies: I like to travel, cook, read, fish, watch baseball & football, music, theater, and spend time outside with family and friends.
  • What are you most looking forward to at Pine River-Backus?: As a new resident in the area I am looking forward to meeting the young people here and learning about their communities! (Oh, and I’m excited about the smaller class sizes, too!)