Elizabeth Bennett was born in Salinas and grew up in Soledad, California. She graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Liberal Studies and remained there to earn her Clear California Teaching Credential. Elizabeth taught math for 5 years before taking a break to have a family. She returned to teaching and is in her 13th year at St. Justin School. Elizabeth enjoys reading, baking, backpacking, hiking, and biking. Elizabeth is married to Doyle, and they have two boys, ages 18 and 20.