Mrs. Turek grew up in Decatur, Illinois. She taught Pre-Kindergarten in the Decatur Public Schools for five years, and this will be both her first year as part of Fisher Grade School and her first year teaching Kindergarten. Mrs. Turek graduated in 2010 from Illinois State University and her major was Early Childhood Education. She also recently earned her Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
Mrs. Turek currently lives in Mahomet with her husband. In her free time she enjoys cooking, reading, and playing with her rambunctious dog, Sam. She also enjoys watching sports (especially football and baseball) and cheering on the Fighting Illini and Chicago Cubs!