Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (honorary), University Wisconsin, River Falls, 1989. MEPD in Instructional Technology (honorary), University Wisconsin, River Falls, 1999.
Elementary school media specialist Hudson School District, Wisconsin, 1990—1996. High School media specialist River Falls School District, since 2003. Facilitator Western Wisconsin Regional Library., River Falls, Wisconsin, 2006—2008.
Officer Order of Eastern Star, River Falls, 1997. Sponser Tuesday Club, 1997—2003. Leader Pierce County 4-H, Ellsworth, 1998.
Sponser PTO, River Falls, 1999—2002. Coordination yearly helmet education event, 1999—2002. Leader Lutheran Brotherhood, 1999—2003.
Church library Ezekiel Lutheran Church, 1992—1999, sunday school teacher, 1993—1997, organized church directory, 1997—1999. Chairman St. Croix Valley Women's Shrine Hospital Auxiliary, River Falls, 1998. Member of American Library Association, Wisconsin Education & Media Technology Association, St. Croix Valley Women's Shrine Hospital Auxiliary (president), Pierce County 4-H Adult Advisors, Order of Eastern Stars Kinnickinnic Chapter.
Married Doug Hoffman, July 7, 1990. Children: Sarah, Jennifer.