Sue is a graduate of Shimer College, one of a handful of Great Books Colleges. After working in the business world, she returned to school, the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, to get her teaching license. She taught for an extended length of time in the inner-city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She returned to school to obtain a Master’s degree which incorporated a Reading teacher license as well as a Learning Disabilities license. Prior to leaving for Bhutan, she was a specialized reading teacher whose focus was early intervention. Sue taught at Yangchen Gatsel LSS (formerly Chamgang LSS) in 2011.