Mrs. Butler comes to us from England where she had been teaching fifth and sixth graders at RAF Alconbury for the Department of Defense Dependents Schools. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Art from Clarion State College and her teaching certification from the University of North Carolina. Mrs. Butler also has a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oklahoma. Her current professional development is focusing on reading and writing as a singular endeavor rather than separate subjects. Mrs. Butler firmly believes that teaching is a work of heart.