After earning a B.A. in Germanic languages, Marlene’s 1st career was teaching at a large high school in Indiana, where she earned an M.S. in secondary education from Purdue University within her first three years of teaching. She later earned a computer science degree, moved to Phoenix, and enjoyed an amazing career in information technology. In 2002 she became a REALTOR® and in 2006, a real estate broker. She brings enthusiasm and professionalism to the classroom to inspire her students.