Cheri Garner has a love for science and mathematics, a curiosity for the natural world, and a passion for teaching children. She was raised in Storrs, CT and then headed to Provo, UT to attend Brigham Young University where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. For nine years, she has taught as a classroom teacher and technology specialist in Utah, and nineteen years in Las Vegas in both private and public schools specializing in science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts. She completed her Master's Degree in Technology Education from Lesley University and loves integrating technology throughout the curriculum. Cheri has enjoyed designing and teaching inservice classes for teachers, supervising student teachers, revising the Science Handbook for Clark County School District, and presenting at local and national educational and technology conferences. In 1999, Cheri was the recipient of a $20,000 TLC federal technology grant and used the funds to set up “Electronic Buddy Schools” between classrooms in Midvale and South Jordan, Utah, In March 2015, Cheri was selected as “Teacher of the Month” by the Review Journal and Sierra Nevada College. Cheri lives in Las Vegas with her husband. Together they have raised eleven children and enjoy spending time with their seventeen grandchildren. Cheri loves being outside, hiking, going to the movies, serving in the community, and vacationing with her family.