Meet Our Team
Building Readers Coordinator and Teacher
Jean is the Building Readers Coordinator and Teacher. She has an Elementary Education Degree and a Special Education Degree specializing in the category of Learning Disabilities from the University of South Dakota. She taught students at Jenks Public School for 23 years. Jean was a Learning Disabilities Specialist for 10 years at East Elementary and a 3rd and 4th grade teacher at Southeast for 13 years. Jean loves children of all ages and knows God has given her this gift of teaching. Meeting each student as an individual has prepared her for the role she plays in the ministry of Building All Children. She is dedicated to using best practice research to meet the needs of her students while building love, trust and joy into each learning opportunity. Jean has received the Jenks Public School’s Vision of Excellence Award and was named Southeast’s Teacher of the Year. She has held many various leadership positions in her career. Jean and her husband, Dick, have been married for 46 years and have three married adult children and three precious grandchildren. They attend Redeemer Covenant Church where Jean is very involved in the Children’s Ministry.