First Grade
1983-1987 graduated from Auburn University in Fashion Merchandising.
1988-1989 purchased children clothing for Bennetton's out of New Orleans
and managed two Bennetton stores.
1989-1990 Bachelor Degree Elementary Education
1990-1991 Worked at Jeter Elementary in Opelika. The school won the
Nabisco Grant and received thousands of dollars for technology, updating school,
extended day programs, and training for teachers using the holistic approach to
1991-1999 Moved to Gadsden after having our first child. I taught 4th
grade at John S. Jones Elementary.
2000-now I have taught first grade at Hokes Bluff Elementary School.

I am married to Steve Saunders who is currently the Sales Manager at Gadsden of Nissan. We have been married for over 25 years. We have three very active
children: Chase (25 years old), Chloe (21 years old), and Kenzie (17 years
old). We live in Rainbow City, Alabama.   Chloe is currently attending Auburn University.