Joyce accepted Jesus as her Savior as a young child, and has been involved with the Free Church since she was 2. She’s been married to Dan since 1984 and they have 7 adult children. Joyce has a Master’s in Education and worked in the field of disabilities for over 20 years, including 13 years at the University of Illinois. She has been the director of Bethany Busy Bee Preschool since 2001. She has consulted on quality services in the area of disabilities as well as early childhood education.