Hope holds a B.A. in art education from The University of Iowa and has taught art at the elementary and high school level. In addition to art, community theatre is a passion she has practiced on and off stage for much of her life. Hope loves to combine the forces of creative play and making art with field experts (i.e., children). She is the mother of two Preucil graduates and also enjoys painting, hiking, and going on almost any adventure with her family.