Mrs. Brindley lives in Cottonwood with her husband and two children. She has been a credentialed teacher for 18 years, beginning her teaching career in Roseville, California, where she grew up. She has taught all grades K-5. Elayne owned and operated Brush Street Schoolhouse, a preschool, in Cottonwood for eight years. When not teaching, Elayne enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, gardening and watching her kids compete in volleyball, football, basketball, baseball, track and swim team.