Mrs. Buckner attended West Georgia College where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. She later earned Master of Education and Education Specialist degrees in Early Childhood Education from Georgia College and State University. She began teaching in Putnam County in 1991 and has spent her entire career here. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Buckner is also a Girl Scout leader and volunteers with the youth group at her church. She is married to Forrest Buckner and has 3 children – Ben, Jacob and Claire. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family / friends, going to movies and shopping!