After graduating from Western Dubuque High School Mrs. Maxwell attended the University of Northern Iowa and received a BA in Secondary Education/English Language Arts.
Before coming to Belle Plaine Community Schools in 2006/2007 she taught English and Photojournalism for two years at East Union Community School District, which is located in Afton, Iowa.
She grew up with her brother, sister, and parents in Epworth. She attended Western Dubuque Community Schools. Upon graduating in 1998, She attended the University of Northern Iowa, graduating in 2003. She married my husband, Joe Maxwell in 2005. They moved from Winterset to Cedar Rapids in June 2006, where they have lived ever since. She have been teaching at Belle Plaine Community School District since moving. She and her husband have a daughter named Madeline and are enjoying the chaos that comes with family life.