Mary is a graduate of the College of Education at Texas State University with a Masters in Elementary Education and an Early Childhood – 4th Grade Teaching Certificate. Mary lives in Bellevue with her husband Brian and two young boys. She has taught 1st grade, worked as a Title I Success for All Students Paraprofessional for 2nd grade, and has volunteered at Phantom Lake Elementary in Bellevue. Mary first decided she wanted to become a teacher while volunteering at an elementary school in 2003 as a member of Americorps*NCCC in Charleston, South Carolina. She is very excited to teach her 6th year at EDS and looks forward to a super amazing year with her students!!