About Mrs. Cushman
I grew up in the Lockport area and attended
District 91 as well as Lockport Township High School.
After high school, I attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where I earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology, During my time in Ann Arbor, I also played softball for the University. After my collegiate softball career, I spent two years playing professional softball in the NPF (National Professional Fastpitch League) as a member of the Chicago Bandits and NPF Diamonds.
Then, I attended DePaul University in Chicago where I earned a master of education degree in Elementary Education. I currently hold a Type 03 Illinois Teaching Certificate with endorsements in middle school language arts and social sciences.
During my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, relaxing, and coaching softball.
Currently, I reside in Lockport with my husband and daughter, Finnleigh.
This will be my 8th year teaching 5th grade at Kelvin Grove School and I look forward to another exciting year!