Mrs. Lynch earned her Bachelors in Elementary Education from Middle Tennesee State University and her Masters in Educational Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. She has taught various grade levels in a variety of school settings. In Oklahoma, she was the principal of a K-3 grade school with 400 students. Upon relocating to Kansas, she taught in the Blue Valley District for five years. She previously served as the Vice Principal at Wheatley Elementary and Paige Elementary in Kansas City Public Schools. Mrs. Lynch believes that “when parents, schools, and communities become collaborative partners that children will learn and thrive” and she is excited to be part of the Hale Cook team.