Mrs. Jill Erickson is in her 25th year of teaching and her 17th year at Liberty-Benton. She teaches American History and World History, and her previous districts include: Blue Island Community School District #218 in a Chicago suburb, Sulphur Springs Independent School District in Texas, and Irving Independent School District in Dallas, Texas.
Her hometown is Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Comprehensive Social Studies and History from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. She earned her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Findlay.
Jill and her husband, Scott, have two daughters: Alexa (Ali) Erickson and Molly Koehler, and they are both school teachers.
Having taught in three different states, Mrs. Erickson feels that, “By far, the students at Liberty-Benton High School are unique and wonderful! They make teaching a joy!”
Jill is looking forward to the summer as her family regularly travels to places of historical significance. This summer, they will be going to Washington, D.C. Mrs. Erickson’s interests and hobbies include: reading, golfing, biking, fashion and home decorating, college football and basketball, politics, Biblical and ancient history, card-playing, traveling, and the beach!