Marie Conklin is a special education at Lincoln Elementary. She taught for 5 years in the Marshalltown School District and 2 years in Peterson, IA at Midwest Christian Services before joining the Charles City team. She enjoys fishing, gardening, cooking, reading, playing cards, and doing puzzles. She is the middle school drama director. Before directing in Charles City, Marie directed a community theater, and has 11 years total of Middle school directing from High school to 2015. Marie also enjoys acting herself.