Ms. Johnson earned her Associates Degree of Arts from Macomb Community College. She began her teaching career in 2001, when she graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelors Degree in elementary education, majoring in Language Arts. Throughout her career she has taught grades 1 through eight, worked as a reading intervention coach and reading specialist. Ms. Johnson is certified and trained in DIBELS, MLPP, Guided Reading, and Visible Thinking. She has earned graduate credits in reading and literacy. Ms.Johnson began her career at Holy Cross in 2003 teaching first grade.