I grew up in Des Moines and went to Lincoln High School. I attended Upper Iowa and then went on to get my masters at Morningside College. I started my teaching career in 2001 with DMPS. I am a mother of two young men. Both sons attend Iowa State University. We enjoy traveling and exploring together.
I grew up in Davis, California and graduated from Davis Senior High. I started working at DMPS in 2017. I have a husband, 2 boys, a daughter-in-law, a grandson, and a granddaughter. We also have 3 dogs. We live near a lake. We love to spend time swimming during the summer.
I grew up on the south side of Des Moines. I attended high school at Lincoln. I continued my education at Des Moines Area Community College. In February of 2016, I started working for DMPS. My whole family is from Des Moines. I have a huge family, 13 aunts and uncles as well as 56 first cousins.
I grew up in Mason City, Iowa and attended Mason City High School. I received my masters from Viterbo University. I began working at DMPS in 1996. I am married and have a boy and a girl.
I grew up in Dexter, Iowa and graduated from Dexter High School. I have worked at DMPS since 2016. My husband, Jay, is a Registered Nurse at the Newton Prison. We have 3 wonderful kids. Zach is going to graduate nursing school. Ashley lives in Kansas City. She is working on her environmental science degree and works at the Kansas City Aquarium. Hannah is attending the University of Northern Iowa. We have a dog named Denver and 2 cats-Jenna and Daisy. I love to bake and spend time with my family.
I am an Army Brat and had the opportunity to travel many places. I have lived in Georgia, Tennessee, Illinois, Virginia, and now Iowa. I went to Southeast Polk High School and graduated in 2010. I then went to Iowa State University and graduated in 2014. I have also attended Drake University for my graduate work. I began working for DMPS in 2014. This is the only district I have ever worked for! I have a husband, Mark, and a daughter, Addison, at home. We love the Cubs and the Hawkeyes. I love working for DMPS and am so proud to be part of the Morris family.
I grew up in small town Iowa. I attended Des Moines Area Community College for Early Childhood Education and then went on to Grand View University for Human Services. I fell in love with the metro and decided to stay after college. I have worked in many different settings with children, but I have fallen in love with Morris! My husband and I have two young boys, Finn and Cohen. We enjoy spending our time with friends and family or doing things outdoors!
I grew up in Carlisle and attended Carlisle High School. Then I attended Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. I started at DMPS in 1991. Gary, my husband, and I have 4 girls: Mary-Grace who is married and in graduate school at Drake for occupational therapy, Joanna who graduated from Iowa State University in interior design, Emma is an elementary major at Iowa State University and is also in the Iowa National Guard, and Sarah who will attend Iowa State University and start studying animal science and plans to go on to veterinary school. We also have 2 chocolate labs-Max and Maggie, who are very spoiled. I enjoy walking, gardening, and watching high school and college sports.