Mrs. Beckner graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. GO FROGS!! She holds certifications for Pre-Kindergarten through Grades 6 in both Florida and Texas and has obtained both Gifted and ESOL certifications. Mrs. Beckner has always had a passion for Science and she is thrilled to be teaching 5th, 6th, and 7th grade Science using STEAM for the 2014-2015 school year. The past eight years at the Village School Mrs. Beckner has worked in both elementary and middle school teaching first and second grades as well as instructing reading intervention for students in grades kindergarten through eighth grades. While at the Village School she has also coached cheerleading and cross country as well as being a member of the long-range planning committee for the school. Mrs. Beckner is originally from Texas (Yee-Haw!) but has lived in Florida for the past seventeen years with her husband Brian and her two children both of whom have attended the Village School for the past twelve years. She enjoys reading, the warm sunny beaches, and listening to all kinds of music.