Dawn Hultstrom grew up in Michigan and while attending her Christian high school realized teaching was her calling. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Pensacola Christian College and subsequently taught in Christian schools for six years – three in kindergarten, and three in first grade – prior to joining the faculty of CCS as a Kindergarten teacher in 2005. She attends North Point Community Church and has a daughter (Alexandra) who graduated from CCHS. Her husband, David, has a wealth management firm in Woodstock. Dawn is also an avid runner and has competed in numerous marathons including the prestigious Boston Marathon.