Nancy Arnold has been an elementary teacher for more than 30 years, and continues to teach 4th, 5th, and 6th grade Honors Creative Writing at Benchmark School in Phoenix AZ. She is also the author of Patriotic Pups, a children’s book about George Washington and some of his fellow Patriots. As part of her mission to inspire patriotism and to teach about the founding fathers and mothers, Nancy dresses as Martha Washington and presents a historical program at schools and civic organizations. Nancy and her husband have two grown children and two grandchildren. She is delighted to be associated with Constituting America, and to have had a student win one of the poetry sections in last year’s contest.