In the past, Mrs. Jacobson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in French and Linguistics. She taught English as a Second Language to college students and adults in China and Indonesia. After moving to Iowa, she worked at Parkview Preschool and then for the Iowa City public schools. She lives on the east side of Iowa City with her husband who works at the University of Iowa. They have two grown daughters. As an empty-nester, Mrs. Jacobson went back to school at Mount Mercy University. In 2016 she earned a second Bachelor’s degree in Education with an endorsement in Reading. She provides individual and small group tutoring in Reading and Math.