Xena has always enjoyed working with children. She babysat starting at the age of 12, she was a line therapist for an Autism treatment program during college, nannied during breaks from school, worked as an inclusion specialist for an MSCR summer day camp, and eventually made her way to One City.
She taught kindergarten during the 2018-2019 school year and then spent the following year with her new baby, Juniper. Xena is glad to be back at One City in a role where she can visit with students at both the preschool and the elementary school. She lives with her husband, Nick Juniper, and her two cats, Edgar and Toulouse. In her free time, she loves to bake, visit new coffee shops, and spend time with friends and family.
She has her B.S. in Psychology and Spanish from UW Oshkosh and her M.S.E. in School Psychology from UW-Whitewater.