I grew up in Canton, NY and graduated from Hugh C. Williams High School. I then graduated from Canton College with my Associates degree in Early Childhood Education. I went on to Cortland State University and received my Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education K-6 and from there continued on at Roberts Wesleyan College for my Masters in Elementary Education.
I grew up in Livonia, NY and graduated from Livonia High School. I went on to graduated from SUNY Potsdam with my Bachelors of Arts Degree in Elementary Education PreK-6 grade. I continued my education at SUNY Potsdam to earn my Masters Degree in Literacy Education and received my Literacy Specialist Certification.