About Mrs. Bush

  • Illinois State University
    I began teaching in 1984, in Unit #5 after graduating from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education.  I graduated with a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Illinois State in 1994 and went on to earn an Administrative Endorsement.  Although I currently teach at Normal West High School, I have also taught at Normal Community High School and Parkside Junior High School.
    In 2003, I became a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) after passing the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.  I passed the recertification process in 2013. This is the only way in the state of Illinois to earn a Master Teacher designation. 
     FCS I am a Certified Family and Consumer Science Professional(CFCS) as designated by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. 
     FCCLA  Throughout my teaching career in Unit #5, I have been a Family Career Community Leaders of America(FCCLA) advisor.


     For a more detailed look of what I have done professionally, my resume is attached.