Staff Member: Mandy Becker
Teacher, First Grade
Mandy grew up in Fort Smith, AR, and graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She began her teaching career in the Fort Smith Public Schools, where she taught 1st grade for 9 years and Reading Recovery for 2 years. In 2006, Mandy obtained her National Board Certification in Reading/Language Arts in Early and Middle Childhood. She was hired to teach 1st grade at IC in 2008.
Mandy married Chuck, an alumnus of IC School, in 1993. They have three children who are all alumni of IC: Katie, Seth, and Tyler. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and going to the beach.
Mandy’s favorite bible verse is also her teaching motto: “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart.” Colossians 3:23