I attended Raytown High School in Raytown, Missouri. I graduated in 1976. After graduation, I attended the University of Missouri in Kansas City where I graduated in 1980. I have also attended Henderson State University, Southern Arkansas University. and Harding University as I furthered my education. I finished my administration degree with Harding University in 2007.
Bachelor of Science from UMKC in 1980
Masters of Education from SAU in 1998
Administration certification obtained in 2007.
I began teaching in 1983 as a sixth grade teacher here in Dierks. I taught for 22 years in the same sixth grade classroom. I did move for one year to third grade. I have been the elementaryprincipal for the last seven years.