Mrs. Simpson graduated from the University of Montana-Missoula in 2007 with a B.S. in Business Administration. After a few years in restaurant management, she traveled and taught abroad in Thailand, Peru, Armenia, and the Republic of Georgia. In 2015, she completed her Masters of Education. This is Mrs. Simpson's third year teaching at Joliet School and second year coaching cross country. Outside of school, she is also the director for Jane Ferguson Wilderness Adventures, a non-profit that takes middle and high school students into the backcountry. She loves spending time with her family, running, and backpacking in the Beartooth Mountains.