Ms. Furness has been working as a second grade teacher at St. Stephen’s Catholic School since the 2014-2015 school year. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. She became a licensed K-5 teacher in the state of Ohio with a K-12 reading endorsement. After graduating, she returned home and received a K-6 Minnesota teaching license. She has spent the entirety of her teaching career at St. Stephen’s and has so enjoyed getting to know the students and families in this faith-filled community.