Mrs. Mooney earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Stephen’s College in Columbia, Missouri. After College, she taught 3rd grade at a small town school district as well as teaching their Gifted program. She then joined the Sylvan Learning Center team in Columbia, Missouri as the Director of Education. After her daughter was born, her family of 3 moved to Colorado Springs where she continued to work for Sylvan Learning Center. She became the Center Director and then the Executive Director over multiple location. Mrs. Mooney has spent the last 10 years working to help students excel through the use of differentiation and utilizing the Sylvan programs. Mrs. Mooney joins the team at AcademyACL after 14 years of working within the field of Education. In her free time, Mrs. Mooney enjoys hiking with her family, reading, playing online video games and crochet.