Mrs. Devine grew up in the great state of Iowa. My husband and I both graduated from high school in Estherville, IA. This year we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. We have two boys. Our oldest son just graduated from USF with a graphics arts degree. Our youngest son is a junior at Dakota Wesleyan in Mitchell.I am a learning junkie. I completed my undergraduate education in Elementary Education and Early Childhood degree at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA. In 2011, I completed my masters degree as a Reading Specialist at the University of Sioux Falls. I am currently in my third year of South Dakota Counts classes to help me to be a better math teacher.I have experience teaching several grades. I taught Kindergarten for two years, second grade for 3 years, and this is my 5th year teaching third grade.This year I have been given the honor of mentoring a college student who is completing her elementary education degree. She will be with our class until the Christmas break. I look forward to learning with her and all of my third grade students.To give your summer reading response click on the following link.