Mrs. Duhamel began her teaching career at Otsego in 1995. She is currently teaching 7th-grade science. In the years leading up to teaching science, Mrs. Duhamel taught 7th and 8th-grade language arts, social studies, math, and 5th and 6th-grade gifted enrichment classes. She earned her undergraduate degree from Cedarville University and her graduate degree in Gifted Education from BGSU. Mrs. Duhamel and her husband Dave, a field representative for the OAPSE union, have a four-year-old son. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, baking, and gardening.