Welcome to Western Hemisphere Geography.  I am Mrs. Svenby.  I have been teaching this class for 5 years.  I have been a teacher for 19 years.  When I started teaching, I was a special education teacher.
My husband Eric is a Design Engineer at Bazooka Farmstar.  I have 2 daughters, Carolan who is 16 and Michaela is 14 and 3 dogs, Harley and my 2 dachshunds, Penny and Maizy.  I grew up in Darien Illinois, which is a suburb of Chicago.  I attended the University of Iowa and received my Masters Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.  I have lived in Washington for 11 years.  
I also teach a Current Events and History Through Movies
I also have a blog:  http://csvenby.blogspot.com/