Here are some interesting facts about Mrs. Phelps:
- I teach 7th grade Math at Anderson County Junior High School.
- This is my 20th year in teaching. I have taught in both Kansas and Colorado.
- I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology-Secondary Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology-Athletic Training. I am also highly qualified to teach Mathematics.
- I grew up on a family farm in Northeastern Colorado where we raised dryland wheat.
- I am one of ten children.
- I have a twin brother, Dan.
- I am married to my husband, Doug, and we have three wonderful children, Zane, Katelyn, and Braden.
- In addition to teaching, I am also a coach. I have coached volleyball for 19 years and I have coached girls basketball for four years, both at the junior high and high school level.
- In May 2008, I received a "You Make a Difference" teaching award from the St. Vrain Valley Credit Union for excellence in teaching.
- In May 2008, I received an "Encore Teaching Award" from the St. Vrain Valley Education Foundation for excellence in teaching. I was honored at a banquet with my peers.
- In 2006-2007, I was voted "Coach of the Year" for the 2006-2007 high school volleyball season for the Patriot League.
- In November 2007, I was honored to coach high school volleyball at the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports All-State Games. I was selected by my peers in the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports Association.
- In June 2007, I was honored to coach high school volleyball at the Colorado High School All-State Games. I was selected by my peers in the Colorado High School Coaches Association.