Frances, a graduate of Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has taught for twenty-five years. Frances has been trained in IMSE and looks forward to implementing it in her classroom. Her teaching experience ranges from three-year-old preschool up to eighth grade. She has taught in five states. Mrs. Bacic and her husband, Ron, who is the pastor at First Lutheran in Little Rock, have two boys: Ian, a recent college graduate and Derek, who attends an alumni ofAvilla Christian Academy, is now in college at Arkansas Tech. Some things Mrs. Bacic enjoys doing are various kinds of crafts, reading, singing, and playing in the hand-bell choir at First Lutheran.