Wendy attended the U of M Twin Cities for both her undergrad and graduate degrees. As a Child Psychology major, she conducted a research project and published a paper at Harvard University. She began her career in Hopkins in 1995, designing and teaching the elementary Spanish curriculum. She taught 5th grade at Glen Lake for nine years and is currently teaching 5th grade at Eisenhower. She has served on many district committees, including HEA, recertification and technology integration.