Mrs. Swink grew up in Thousand Oaks and is a product of Madrona Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, and Thousand Oaks High School. Mrs. Swink received her bachelor’s degree from California State University Channel Islands and both her teaching credential and master’s degree from California Lutheran University. Last year, Mrs. Swink taught 5th grade at Madrona and is looking forward to teaching 4th grade this year alongside her teacher bestie, Ms. Adkins.
When she is not at Madrona, Mrs. Swink enjoys spending time with her husband and two standard poodles, Franklin and Andrew. She currently lives in Thousand Oaks and enjoys going to the beach, cheering for the Dodgers, cooking, hiking, walking her dogs, traveling, and reading. Mrs. Swink is so excited to be back teaching at Madrona and can’t wait for the 2021-2022 school year!