Mrs. Van Heerde graduated high school from Estelline in 2001 and graduated from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa in 2005. She has a degree in K-12 Special Education and K-8 Elementary Education. She taught in Hamlin from 2005-2008 before joining our staff at Estelline. She is married to Steve Van Heerde and has three children Riley, Leah, and Bailey. She has three siblings Dan Runia, Sherry De Wit, and David Runia. In her spare time she likes to garden, walk, waterski, spend time on the lake, spend time with family, play games, and go to garage sales.