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Willa Pendleton was born in Topeka, Kansas at Scott Force Base and has lived in Washington, New Mexico, Illinois, and Colorado. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado with a minor in Sociology. Her graduate work focuses on Curriculum and Instruction and Reading.
She initially taught 1st and 2nd grade then spent a few years homeschooling and raising her four children. Three of them later entered the private Christian school that she and her husband established. During her time in Illinois and Colorado she was the Director of Pre-school and Elementary programs and organized and directed Children’s musicals. She was also a Director and teacher of Women’s study groups. She has taken numerous trips overseas, with her husband, to Europe, Asia, India, and South America visiting and teaching in training schools.
Willa has been teaching 1st grade at Monument Academy since 2003. She loves helping her students develop their skills, become good readers, and enjoy learning. She enjoys decorating, gardening, baking, and spending time with family, as well as enjoying the wonderful mountains of Colorado.