Mrs. Marckwardt is a Special Education Paraprofessional here at West Michigan Aviation Academy since August 2017. She attended Davenport University graduating from the nursing program. She worked at Mercy Health in Grand Rapids for 9 years, becoming a prominent and integrated team leader in the opening of the Mercy Health Wege Institute for Mind, Body, and Spirit. After having children, she became heavily involved in the Caledonia community school system. There she assisted in many areas of service and stayed involved until 2018 when she decided to become more of a permanent part of the Special Education department at West Michigan Aviation Academy. Mrs. Marckwardt is passionate about helping others and enjoys working to help young adults become successful in all that they do, both in and out of school.