Vickie received a B.S. degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She has had experience teaching children as a Learning Disabilities Resource Room teacher in Ohio, a Special Education Pre-vocational teacher in Arlington, Massachusetts, and has 20 plus years combined experience teaching preschoolers at various ages in Ohio, Michigan and Connecticut. Vickie moved from Rochester Hills, Michigan in 2011, with her husband, Bob, to Glastonbury. They have three children: Ashley (husband, Jeff, granddaughter, Emory, and grandson, Levi) and Alex live in Colorado; Brad (wife, Kelsie) live in L.A.
In her spare time, Vickie enjoys walking her dog, Cooper, hiking, cooking, singing and spending time with her husband travelling.