Susan Finks is in her third year teaching Middle School Mathematics at Pardes, having been in education for 18 years. Prior to coming to Pardes, she taught multiple levels of math, from Middle School AIMS Review classes through CollegeAlgebra, at DV Crossroads Alternative School in Deer Valley USD and Westview High School in Tolleson USD. Graduating with a BS from Northern Arizona University, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, and a M.Ed. in Educational Administration and Supervision from Arizona State University, Mrs. Finks is certified in both Secondary and Community College Mathematics. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Beth El Congregation as the Education Vice President. Mrs. Finks is an avid cook and enjoys crafts. She and her husband Alan are the proud parents of Marcus and Matthew, both Pardes graduates.