Rosalie Pinkert is new to the Monterey Bay Area, having moved here two years ago from Modesto, California. She has a B.A in Literature and three teaching credentials from Stanislaus State University. She also earned a Masters in Educational Administration from Chapman University. With a total of 33 years in education, primarily teaching special education in grades K12, she retired to pursue other interests and move to an area with fresh air and less heat. She enjoys tennis with her husband, the many beautiful hikes in the area, and playing with her grandchildren.