Beth Haubein is a life-long resident of Joplin, Missouri. She attended Joplin Public Schools, graduated from Missouri Southern State College in 1982 with a Bachelors of Science in Education, and received a Masters of Science in Education from Pittsburg State University in 1999. Mrs. Haubein joined the staff at Martin Luther School in 2012 after retiring from a 29 year public school career. She is currently teaching first grade.
During her public school career Beth served on numerous local curriculum writing committees as well as state curriculum writing committees. She was named Teacher of the Year in 1999, and was a STARR Teacher (Selected Teachers as Regional Resources) for the state of Missouri from 2003-2005.
Beth is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoys attending Sunday school class, volunteering on mission trips, and being one of the Louie Comfort Dog and Jackson Comfort Dog handlers. The dogs provide conversations with people that would not otherwise be possible. It gives her a chance to share the good news of Jesus Christ with others in the community.
Mrs. Haubein is currently enrolled in the colloquy program to become a Lutheran teacher.
Mrs. Haubein loves spending time with her husband and her pets. She enjoys reading, watching old black and white movies, and spending quality time with friends. She also likes to try new recipes to share with her family and friends.