Mrs. Dare has a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Elementary Education from the University of Mississippi, as well as a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Elementary Education from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She has been a teacher since 1998, and has taught kindergarten, third, fourth and fifth grade classes in public and private schools throughout Mississippi. In 2012, she successfully completed the ATOMS2xP- Advancing Teachers of Middle School Science- conference, where she received her science endorsement. Mrs. Dare is an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Madison, MS.