Mrs. Balfour has been teaching for over twenty years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in education at University of Michigan with an elementary certificate (k-8) and an early childhood endorsement. She completed two mater's degrees at the University of Michigan, a Master of Arts in education and a Master of Education in special education. Her endorsement is in learning disabilities. Mrs. Balfour is one of three collaborative teachers. She is the collaborative lead for the special education department.