Tonia graduated from USU with her Bachelors’s in Special Education. She taught K-6 at the beginning of her career before taking time off to be home with her six children. She later worked as an Education Specialist for Bear River Mental Health helping adults obtain their GED. For the past 14 years, she has been working as a paraprofessional in the Cache County School District. She loves spending time with her family, especially her 13 grandchildren. In the past year, she has rediscovered her passion for skiing. She enjoys working in her yard, traveling and talking to random people on airplanes. She is looking forward to new adventures working with the families of Canyon Grove Distance Education.