Mrs. Caris teaches technology classes to the 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. She has been teaching in the Otsego district since 1989. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Physical Education at BGSU in 1988. She received her Master’s in Educational Technology from BGSU in 2000. She has taught 3rd grade, 4th grade, JH health and elementary physical education. She is married to Mike, who works at UPS. She has four children, Matt (Leesa), Mark (Bernadette), Sara and Jacob. She was blessed with her first granddaughter this summer, Leah. She has been doing a variety of coaching since graduating from high school. She has coached JH girls basketball and JH volleyball. She is currently the 7th grade boys’ basketball coach. She also works on putting together the JH yearbook. She enjoys photography and spends a lot of time taking pictures or videotaping sporting events of her children.