Ms. Boynton grew up in Southern California and currenlty lives in Pasadena. She attended Glendale Community College and California State University, Northridge earning a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development. She has worked with hospitalized young children at both Children's Hospital and Olive View Medical Center. Then, she moved to Glendale Adventist MEdical Center caring for infants and later to Head Start, Pasadena teaching pre-school. She began teaching Kindergarten for Pasadena Unified School District in 1996. She earned a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential at California State University, Dominguez Hills and a Master's Degree in Reading and Literacy through Walden University. Teaching is her first passion and she received the Teacher of Excellence Award from the Pasadena Rotary Club. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to concerts, traveling the world, exercising and snowboarding.