Joy teaches 8th grade math teacher at North Junior High in Boise, ID. Her previous teaching position was at the alternative high school in the Boise Independent School District. She has Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics Education from Boise State University, and Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, and is currently working on her Master’s of Arts in Educational Technology through Michigan State University. Her graduate work is being done in Galway, Ireland with the Overseas Cohort of the MAET program. Previous to teaching, she worked in various jobs including managing a toy store, a Park Ranger in Zion National Park, an auto insurance claims adjuster and the volunteer coordinator at The Peregrine Fund World Center for Birds of Prey.
She is a native Texan with a passion for travel,adventure, running, snow skiing, long and beautifully written books and the Texas Longhorns.