Gretchen Hemschoot is a special education teacher at Robertsville Elementary School in Marlboro, New Jersey. Gretchen has been teaching for 13 years and puts her knowledge of books and children to good work at Pajama Program. In addition to being on the Young Professionals Board, she is also the Director of Shipping and Packing for the New Jersey Chapter. Gretchen is a graduate of Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey with a B.S. in Special Education and a B.A. in Elementary Education. She currently lives in Shrewsbury with her husband and two stepsons.