Hi, my name is Jennifer Carlisle but I go by just Jen. I am a 5th and 6th grade art teacher in Norfolk, Nebraska; the world famous home of Johnny Carson. I graduated from Wayne State College with a B.S. in Art Education and a Masters Degree in Counseling. I continue to take classes and constantly work to improve my teaching because I have the best job in the world.
When I’m not teaching, I am busy being mom to three amazingly wonderful kids and wife to one crazy house painter. We recently bought a house that works great for my husbands business but will be a “life long” project. When I am not working on house projects, I feed my soul with craft nights, great books, bible study and gardening. I have been a long time follower of the Art of Education and am humbled to be writing for this amazing online magazine.