Mrs. Owens received her Ed.S. in Elementary Administration and M.S. Ed. in Elementary Education from Northwest Missouri State University. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Missouri Western State University.
Mrs. Owens has 13 years of teaching experience at the elementary school level. She began her teaching career in St. Joseph in 2005 and became an administrator in 2007. She served as principal at Parkway Elementary from 2008-2013 until her selectation as principal at Eugene Field in 2013.