Judy Peterson

23 years at RAS

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Corcoran, MN and graduated from Rockford High School.

Did you always want to be a teacher?
I’m a paraprofessional at RHS. I started subbing and then got hired at the high school. I did it so I could be on the same schedule as my children. I have been employed by Rockford Area Schools for 23 years.

What do you look most forward to everyday at Rockford?
The awesome staff, and the students I work with.

What is one of your most memorable moments as a teacher?
Making some amazing friendships and seeing each student Graduate.

What advice would you give a new teacher?
Have fun!

What will you miss most about teaching in Rockford?
The relationships I have built with Teachers, and seeing my students smile.

Married to Dave for 36 years, 2 daughters Ashley married to CJ & Allison married to David. 4 awesome Grandsons.

What are your plans when you retire?
Travel & spend time with my Family.


Retirees from past years