Mrs. Wachenheimer teaches first grade in Room 103. Before teaching first grade, Mrs. Wachenheimer taught Kindergarten at Decatur for over 12 years. Ms.Wachenheimer holds a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Northeastern Illinois University, a Masters degree in Educational Technology from Concordia University, and an endorsement in Gifted Education. Mrs.Wachenheimer is a dedicated public school teacher who believes in fostering a love of learning in every child. When she is not teaching, Mrs. Wachenheimer loves to spend time with her family and many animals, watching a good movie, and baking with her children.