Janet graduated from Indiana University Southeast with a Bachelor and Masters degree in Elementary Education. She has taught for twenty-five years; twenty-two years have been in the Mt. Vernon School District. Janet has been married to Bob, a wonderful man, for almost thirty-eight years, and she has two terrific children, Wesley 32 and Whitney 30; both attended Marrs Elementary School. In her spare time, Janet enjoys reading, cooking, decorating, playing golf, gardening, ballroom dancing, and spending time with her family and friends.