Bachelor in Literature and Language, Webster University, Missouri, 1991. M of Education and Administration, Southwest Baptist University, Missouri, 2005.
Teacher, speech coach Valle High School, St. Genevieve, Missouri, 1993—1996. Teacher communications arts 8th grade Farmington Middle School, 1996—2000, teacher communications arts 9-12, since 2000. Item writer Missouri DESE-Map, Missouri, 1999, Missouri, 2001, Missouri, 02, test reader, scorer, Missouri, 05.
Presenter state English conference Write to Learn, Research: A Way of Life, 2000, Color My Words: Using Color-coding to Clarify Literature, 2002.
Board directors Mineral Area Council on Arts, Park Hills. Huddle coach Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Farmington. Member of National Education Association, Missouri Association Teachers of English.
Married John Allen Bacon, August 7, 1993.