Patty Frala is a life long member of IC Church. She and her daughter attended IC School. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education. In 1988 she became a 2nd grade teacher here at IC. After 16 years with that age group she moved to teaching 4th grade in 2004.
She is a member of On The Border Reading Association and International Reading Association. Her favorite quote is from Jake Elwood in "The Blues Brothers" - "We are on a mission from God."
Carrie McGinnis moved to the Fort Smith are in August 2011. She has a M.S. in Early Childhood Education and a B.S. in Interdiscoplinary Studies form Old Dominion University. Carrie has taught in Kindergarten and third grade classrooms before joining I.C.'s faculty to teach fourth grade in 2012.
She is married, has one daughter, and a golden retriever. She enjoys spending time with her family, her students, and attending I.C. Church. Her favorite quote is from Helen Keller, "Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all."