About



After growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Annette earned her B.S. in elementary education from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Following college, she taught middle school students in New England, focusing on hands-on math, science, and environmental education. This influenced her seven years in the traditional classroom and continues to affect the way she interacts with her audience during presentations. Annette has been teaching in various environments for seventeen years. She lives in southeastern PA with her husband and three children.

Annette provides presentations for adults and children to educate, encourage, and inspire her audience. She's passionate about several topics, including science, Laura Ingalls Wilder, faith, and nonfiction.

Annette learned the joy of writing as a blogger. She shares ideas for the home and family with readers of This Simple Home. She also writes about Laura Ingalls Wilder's books at Little House Companion blog. 

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Annette's first book, Insects as Producers from Rourke Educational Media, is now available. Two more children's science books will be published this fall. (Affiliate link. Same price for you.)