Brenda has been an early childhood teacher for over 20 years and began teaching in the Elkader Childcare and Learning Center preschool program in August 2013. She graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Teaching Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Children with an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education.
Brenda grew up in Shellsburg, Iowa. She has lived in Northeast Iowa for many years, and especially likes living in the Elkader area. She enjoys relaxing on her deck in nice weather, reading, vacationing in Minnesota, snuggling with her cats, creating learning materials for preschool and spending time with her family and friends.