Mrs. Johnson received her Bachelor of Science in Education in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After attaining a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Cincinnati, she worked in a private practice setting and Mason City Schools in Ohio. Following a move to Texas, she was employed by Easter Seals and Keller Independent School District until her family came to Mississippi. She provided speech and language services to children in the Head Start Program in Mendenhall and Magee for four years. After a three year break to stay at home with her small children, she helped open St. Anthony in 2009. Mrs. Johnson is an active member at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Gluckstadt.