Janie is in her 20th year of teaching and her 5th year at Kinard. Prior to living in Colorad0, she lived on Whidbey Island in Washington State. She and her husband currently live in Estes Park and love the Colorado lifestyle. She enjoys outdoor activities, especially trail and road running. Janie currently has a daughter attending CSU, GO RAMS, and can't wait for football season to begin. Shes is also an avid Gonzaga basketball fan! She loves teaching and watching her students grow and learn academically. Janie strives to create a safe and fun learning environment and hopes that her students will learn to love math as much as she does.