Joanne Kushman (Mrs. Kushman)Kindergarten/1st
Mrs. Joanne Kushman is in her first year of being a full time teacher at Zion. She was a sub in years prior and taught Kindergarten and first grade for many years in District 45 before she stayed home to raise her children. She earned her degree at Eastern Illinois University.
Mrs. Joanne loves watching each of the children grow and become confident as they discover their identities. She believes every child should be valued and treated with respect.
Mrs. Joanne has lived in McHenry since 2004 with her husband, 2 children, and dog. When she is not at school, she is busy taking her children to their activities and sports, reading, and crocheting.