Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Eklund has been a professional in the field of education since 2004. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education from Arizona State University and a Master of Science degree in educational administration from Northern Illinois University. Mrs. Eklund is also a National Board Certified Teacher, achieving certification in 2010 as a middle childhood generalist.
Prior to coming to Lincoln, Mrs. Eklund served in a number of positions in U-46, including Assistant Principal at Otter Creek Elementary, Lead Teacher for the CORE Instruction Strategy, Transformation Coach, and classroom teacher at Lowrie Elementary, giving her an array of experiences, including serving on several school- and District-level leadership teams, providing professional development and intervening to support struggling students.