Mrs. Yocum graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor's of Art and then received an Art Education Teaching Certificate K-12 from Kutztown University. Mrs. Yocum received her Master's degree from Wilkes University. She has taught Visual Art at Southern Lehigh Middle School since 1999.
Prior to coming to the Southern Lehigh School District, Mrs. Yocum has taught Visual Art in the Allentown School District and the Pen Argyl Area School District. Mrs. Yocum is a member of the Pennsylvania Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association. She has presented at both the state and national conferences.
During the school year, Mrs. Yocum is involved in an exciting after school program called the Urban/Suburban Project. The Lehigh Valley Arts Council, Raub Middle School (Allentown School District) and Southern Lehigh Middle School all combined create an exciting opportunity for our students to experience the arts and literacy.
During the summer months, Mrs. Yocum's stays busy taking classes, traveling and working in various art mediums.