Beth Baldner grew up in Boulder and attended Fairview High School. She graduated from the University of Colorado in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and has been teaching since 1999. She has taught grades K-5. She earned her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy from CU Denver in 2003, and she received her Linguistically Diverse Endorsement in 2012. Beth lives in Broomfield and enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and son. She is a sports enthusiast who also loves music, reading, and everything the Colorado outdoors has to offer.