Mrs. Reeder grew up in Saint Peters, Missouri, and graduated from Central Missouri State University in 1997 with a B.S. Degree in Recreational Therapy with an emphasis in Child Development. Over the years, she has taught children age infant to 5 years of age, in various settings. Most recently, she spent seven years working as a Paraprofessional in the Kindergarten/First Grade building for the Carl Junction School District.
She has been married to Steven Reeder for 18 years. Their son, Dylan, is 16 years old, and in 11th grade. Mrs. Reeder and her family live about 10 miles north of Joplin, on a 70 acre farm. They raise beef cattle and have 1 dog and 2 cats. Her hobbies include: spending time with her family, bike riding, walking, reading, swimming, and going to movies.
She began teaching Preschool at Martin Luther School in 2014. She loves to be able to teach children about their Lord and Savior Jesus, who loves them and gave His life for each and every one of them. Her favorite Bible verse is her Confirmation verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all of your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all of your ways acknowledge the Lord, and He will make your paths straight.”