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Education

I went to WKU Western Kentucky University were I majored in Dental Hygiene.  I was a Registed Dental Hygienist for 14 years.  Then I went back to college at University of Louisville and entered the master's program for Elementary Education.



Experience

I went to WKU Western Kentucky University were I majored in Dental Hygiene.  I was a Registed Dental Hygienist for 14 years.  Then I went back to college at University of Louisville and entered the master's program for Elementary Education.  Then I taught at Fort Knox Community Schools were I taught for one year in first grade.  I then was hired at Irvington Elememntary for the Early Reading First teacher.  The next school year I was hired to teach K/1 and for the past five years I have taught first grade.



Bio

My name is Janice Straney and I have been a teacher here at IES for 6 1/2 years.  I have a son starting college in August 2015 at the University of Louisville, J.B. Speed School. I have been married to my husband, John,  for 22 years.  I live in Brandenburg on 20 acres of land were my husband and I have 9 hives of bees. We have one Eastern Box turtle named Boxy and one German Shepard, named Ella, who is two years old.

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