Donna received her B.S. in Severe Needs: Hearing in the state of Texas, and her MA in Severe Needs Hearing from the state of Colorado. Donna also holds an ECSE (Early Childhood Special Education) Endorsement from University of Colorado at Denver. She has worked at the preschool and elementary center-based Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program for BVSD for twenty years, currently working as an Itinerant teacher for the with BVSD for the past seven. In her spare time, Donna enjoys hiking, reading books, animals especially dogs, and volunteering at a local rescue for puppies found in shelters across Colorado and New Mexico.