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I was born in Hillsboro. I grew up in Fillmore. I graduated from Nokomis High School in 1982. I graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1986. I started substitute teaching in 1987 for various districts in the area- Hillsboro, Nokomis, Witt, Vandalia, and Ramsey. In 1993, I taught Kindergarten and Art at Witt School. While at Witt, I taught Kindergarten, Title Math, Music, Art, and PE. In 2003, I began teaching 3rd grade at Coffeen Elementary School. While teaching I attended Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville for my Masters Degree in Elementary Education. I enjoy traveling to MLB Ballparks throughout the country. I love the St. Louis Cardinals.