Here are some tidbits you may not know about Mrs. Bates:

  • I received my B.A. from Brigham Young University, majoring in English and minoring in Library Science.
  • I previously taught junior high and high school in Fillmore, Utah, and Lehi, Utah. I left education for 19 years to raise my children.
  • In 2007, I received my M. Ed. degree in Instructional Technology from Utah State University.
  • I have lived in New York, Idaho, Utah, Venezuela, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, and Texas.
  • I have been married for thirty-seven years to a wonderful man; my husband is an attorney.
  • All of my five children attended Albion Middle School!
  • I have five adorable grandchildren named Ezra, Sophia, Sam, Gideon, and Luke.
  • I have two sisters that look just like me--we are identical triplets.
  • I play the piano and the organ--I love to play the organ loud!
  • My favorite color is blue.
  • Hablo espanol.
  • In my spare time, I enjoy gardening, hiking, music, handwork, and family history.
  • In case you are interested:
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