Mary Beth Breen ’04 Instructor in Education

Mary BethBreen

M.A.T., Morningside University
B.A., Northwestern College

VPH 200H

Mary Beth Breen joined Northwestern’s education department faculty with 17 years of teaching experience, having taught preschool, kindergarten or first grade a Christian schools in Sanborn, Sheldon and Orange City, Iowa. At Sanborn, she started the preschool program; at Sheldon, she aligned the preschool with Quality Preschool Program Standards; and at Orange City, she led professional development for curriculum and technology integration. A member of the Iowa and Northwest Iowa Reading Associations, she is the recipient of the 2020-21 Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Scale-Up Award. She earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Northwestern College with reading, early childhood and coaching endorsements. In 2008 she completed a Master of Arts in Teaching at Morningside University.

1st Grade Teacher, Orange City Christian School, 2014-2022

Preschool Teacher, Sheldon Christian School, Sheldon, Iowa, 2009-2014

Kindergarten/Preschool/P.E. Teacher, Sanborn Christian School, Sanborn, Iowa, 2005-2009

Northwest Iowa Reading Association

Iowa Reading Association

2020-2021 Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Scale-Up Award

Seesaw Ambassador