Erin has a BS in Mass Communications from Southeast Missouri State University. She was a lead teacher at Sow & Grow Preschool for five years. She led the development of an outdoor learning space at Sow & Grow with her training from Litzsinger Road Ecology Center. Erin and her husband, JD, have lived in Kirkwood for 21 years. Their three children all went to KUM Preschool. Erin loves to spend time outside, hike, read, birdwatch and go for long walks.