Home town: Sheboygan Falls, WI
Bachelor's: Vocational Rehabilitation with a certification in Special Education-UW Stout, WI.
Masters: Curriculum and Instruction/Reading focus-Mankato State.
a. Began in this field by working with developmentally adults.
b. Taught Special Education in Iowa and Minnesota. Have been with Grand Meadow School district since 1999.
a. My husband, Jan, had been a case manager in Freeborn County, working with developmentally delayed adults. This summer, he retired after working in this field for 36 years.
b. Mike, my oldest,is married to Claudia. Claudia is from Bogota, Colombia. Mike is an interpreter, and also in the Air Force Reserves. At this time, Claudia is pursuing her citizenship. I'm so proud of her!!!
c. Steve is married to Miranda. They have a son, Stanley, and a daughter, Emmy. Steve works at a contracting business in Rochester that contracts with the city of Rochester, while Miranda works at Mayo. My grandson will be a first grader in Stewartville, while Emmy still has a couple more years before she enters Kindergarten.
d. The baby of our family is Abby. She graduated from the University of MN-Rochester last year and received her diploma in May, 2017. Currently, she works at a day care center but is planning to pursue additional education in either Physical Therapy or as a Dietician.
This past summer, my husband and I vacationed in the mountains west of Denver, CO. Beautiful!!! That area included Breckenridge and Dillon. After that, we went to our family cottage in WI and also to Door County. Both of those areas were relaxing!