Mrs. Coates has taught at Otsego Schools since 1998. She teaches Language Arts and Science in the third grade. She earned her Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and Masters degree in Curriculum and Design from Bowling Green State University. Mrs. Coates and her husband have two children, two grandchildren, and another expected in February. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, scrapbooking and pottery.