Joy brings over 36 years to teaching and administrative experience to Salem Lutheran School. She has a BA in education from Concordia University, Chicago, as well as an MA in education from Florida International University. Joy has taught in Illinois, Louisiana, Florida and South Carolina. Her favorite subjects to teach are math and art. She enjoys helping with sports, music and drama. Joy and her son moved to Jacksonville in July 2022. Her son plays ice hockey and is a Star Boy Scout.