Joanne Westberg grew up in sunny California about twenty minutes east of Santa Monica in a small town called Culver City. She Graduated from Culver High and continued her education for two years at West LA College. She went on to Cal State Dominguez Hills and graduated with a minor in humanities and a BA in English Literature. She continued her education at Cal State Dominguez Hills earning a Masters degree in English Literature and Rhetoric and Composition. She taught high school at AGBU Manoogian –Demirdjian High School Canoga Park, various community colleges, AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School Pasadena as well as at St. Anthony’s High School in Long Beach. She recently moved to Santa Fe and feels blessed to work at St. Michael’s, having joined the Horsemen family in January of 2016.