Mrs. Bachmeier was born in Tucson, AZ and moved to Bozeman, MT in High School. She attended MSU and received a BS in Elementary Education, with minors in Reading and Library Science. She also earned a MS in Adult and Higher Education. She has taught at several public and private schools in Montana and Washington over the last 40 years and came to Heritage in 2008, after returning to Montana. She taught a second Kindergarten class in the Library. Those Kindergarteners are now Seniors. Her four girls attended Heritage. She has also taught Pre-K, Kindergarten, First through Third, Library at Willow Creek School and Heritage. She is married to Steve Bachmeier. His two boys attended Heritage, as well. They are blessed with six children and six precious grandchildren (Landon, Karly, Lacey Jane, Beckett, Elliyana Mae, and Blakely), with hopefully more to come in the future.