Virginia Simmons

Library Associate

P: (515) 242-8438 | E:


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the College of Santa Fe 2000

Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Westminster College 1998

From 2000 to 2015 I was a stay at home mom to my two smart and handsome sons. I even home schooled them for 5 years before moving to Des Moines in 2013.

I started at Walnut Street School in September of 2015 as an Americorps Service Member. I had so much fun and felt so much love that I asked Mr. Burnett to consider me for any open associate positions once my term ended. I was thrilled to become the WSS Librarian. The 2016-2017 school year being my first year in the library.

When I am not at work I am with my sons or friends. To make any day complete I must spend time with my fur babies. There is nothing better than sharing your life with those who love you! Going home to Albuquerque is always on my to-do list. I have family in Colorado too and I can