Top 10 Things You May Want to Know About Me10. I was born in, and grew up in, Nebraska.9. I attend college at the University of Nebraska. (Go Huskers!)8. My first teaching position was in Stanton, Nebraska. I was a 5th grade classroom teacher and the High School Varsity Volleyball Coach.7. My husband, Steve, and I have 2 WONDERFUL children.6. I live on the south shore of Lake Worth.5. I love boating and relaxing on the lake.4. I've been teaching for 33 years. (29 years in Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD)3. In 2006, I was chosen as our school district's "Elementary Teacher of the Year."2. This is my ninth year to teach PACE.1. I LOVE my job!