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About the teachers





Mrs.Black has been working at GEM for 24 years. She has a degree in Education and a degree in Theater from Purdue. Mrs.Black is a lifelong Lafayette resident.


My Favorite

Holiday: Christmas

Drink: Unsweetened Tea/ Diet Vanilla Coke/ Starbucks 

Restaurant: Spageddies/Chipotle

Snack: Popcorn

Meal: Pasta or Mexican

Store: Hobby Lobby/Kohls/ Target/Bennetts

Book: "To Kill A Mockingbird"

Pet: Buddy (Dog)

Hobby: Scrapbooking/Crafts/Reading/Gardening

Collections: Angels/Snowmen

Birthday: December 16th





Mrs.Ream has been working at GEM for 5 yeras. She has been working with children  for several years. She has a degree in Fashion Merchandising & Interior Design. Mrs.Ream is originally from Salt Lake City,Utah but moved to Lafayette 15 years a go.

My Favorite

Holiday: Labor Day/4th of July

Drink: Light Lemonade/Water

Restaurant: El Rodeo/Hu Hot/Penn Station

Snack: Cheese and Crackers

Meal: Parmesan chicken and green beans

Store: TJ Maxx/Kohls/Macy's/Target

Book: Historical Fiction

Pet: None

Hobby: Sewing/Party Planning

Collections: Nutcrackers/ Artwork

Birthday: February 18th