Tracey is originally from Missouri but has claimed Colorado as home for the past 26 years. She received her B.A. in English and German at William Jewell College in Missouri and later her Masters in Special Ed. Communication Needs at UNC. This will be Tracey's 21st year teaching in the Boulder Valley School District. She is coming from Monarch PK8 where she has taught literacy, Language Arts, 6th grade Reading and K-8 Special Ed. with a focus on reading disabilities. In her spare time, Tracey enjoys all things outdoors with her husband and two teenagers, Albert and Amma --hiking, climbing, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. She also loves to travel, camp, garden and reading a goog book.