My name is Claudia Henze. I was born and raised in the small border town of Douglas, Arizona. I hold a master’s degree from Northern Arizona University and bachelor’s degree from Western New Mexico University. This is my 26th year in education. I spent nine of those years as a literacy coach and the remaining, instructing at the K-3 level. I live within the Higley boundaries, I am married to my husband, Dan, and we have two boys, Ty and Danny.