Mrs. Cusack was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in English Literature. Mr. and Mrs. Cusack moved from Eugene to Portland in 2005. This is where she attended graduate school earning an M.A.T from Concordia University. She has been teaching in the Portland area for nine years. When Mrs.Cusack isn’t shaping young minds she enjoys spending time with her family, playing soccer and reading. The Last book she finished was The Bird and the Nightengale by Katherine Arden.