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Mrs. Shouse was raised just outside of Buffalo, NY in a small town called Derby. She enjoyed all the snow when she was little, but doesn’t miss it as an adult. She graduated with a B.S in Elementary Education from SUNY Fredonia. Mrs. Shouse was so eager to start teaching, she moved to North Carolina the day she graduated from college. She has taught at Wendell for 13 years. She taught 2nd grade for 3 years, and is in her tenth year in 1st grade. Her favorite part of teaching is watching her students grow as learners both socially and academically. She and her husband, Michael, have been married for almost 10 years. She is the mother of two girls, Emma Kate in 1st grade, and Madi Grace, who will be in Kindergarten next school year. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, trips to the beach, and decorating her new house in Wendell.