Ms. Bell grew up in Pasadena and is a former student of Franklin Elementary. She attended Pacific Oaks College and received her B.A. in Human Development and her teaching credential. She also got her Master's Degree in Education and Curriculum Development from Cal Poly Pomona. She has taught at Franklin for 16 years, third grade for 9 years and Kindergarten for 6 years. Her hobbies are doing art, cooking, reading, and hiking.