Miss Perkins began teaching at Keene Central as soon as she graduated from D'Youville College with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Ed. and Education for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She received her Master's degree in Education from Plattsburgh State and continues Professional Development courses with various Universities. She has taught Kindergarten for 24 years and adores spending time with this age group. Miss Perkins serves as the coordinator of Arts~in~Education for the elementary students. Outside of the school day, she teaches art classes for young children at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts and volunteers her time catering for not~for~profit organizations.