Mrs. Swank has been teaching for 10 years. She is from Western Oregon, but has lived in Weiser, Idaho for 22 years. She resides in Weiser with her husband and 3 children. She graduated Treasure Valley Community College with her Associate of Arts Degree. She then attended Boise State University for 2 years and then went on to finish her teaching degree at Eastern Oregon University. She has attended Idaho State University and Northwest Nazarene College to earn graduate credits. She enjoys camping, hunting, fishing , crafts and art.