Glenda Akers has experience teaching preschool through 6th grade in a variety of settings, from the city of Chicago and rural Missouri to the International College of Spain in Madrid. She’s also served as the Lead Teacher at HeadStart in New Jersey, as well as a family-based counselor at KidsPeace, before joining the Swain community 14 years ago. Glenda has lived in St. Louis, Kansas City, Chicago, Orlando, Austin, Allentown, and spent 7 years in Madrid, Spain. She’s a mother of 6 children and, so far, 13 grandchildren. She is passionate about gardening, birds, traveling/cultures, family!