Colleen is a mother of five children and a grandmother to six grandchildren and 13 step-grandchildren. Colleen has always loved children and started babysitting at a young age. She was a nanny for a family in New York City the year after graduating from high school. Colleen taught art classes, gymnastics, and dance classes for eight years. All such classes were for children ages three to six years.
Colleen provided daycare in her home for special needs children; she assisted in a deaf and hard of hearing preschool, and she worked at American National Insurance as an office manager before moving in 2012. Colleen graduated from BYU in 1991 with an associate’s degree in Humanities and earned an associate’s degree from College of Southern Nevada in Deaf Studies in 2007; she graduated from Utah Valley University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in 2014. Colleen taught 2nd grade for a year as an intern and kindergarten for two years thereafter.
Colleen’s fulltime job is now working on GoodGrandma, which requires her to spend lots and lots of time with her grandchildren. Colleen loves everything about GoodGrandma and hopes you will love it too!