Barb Holtmeier earned her teaching degree from William Woods University. She is certified in special education and general education. Her teaching experience includes being a Sixth and First Grade Teacher in Monroe City Public Schools; Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Grade Resource Teacher; K-12 Teacher for the visually and physically impaired; Eighth Grade Language Arts, K-6 Title I Reading Teacher in the Washington Public Schools; and K-8 Resource Teacher at Saint Francis Borgia Grade School.
She grew up in northern Illinois and has lived in Missouri since attending college in Fulton. Barb is married and has two grown children. Her husband, Tom, and children attended Saint Francis Borgia Grade School and Saint Francis Borgia Regional High School.