Alice DeBoer was born in Lincoln, NE, and spent much of her childhood there with her parents and two brothers. She graduated from high school in Ft. Collins, CO in 1989 and attended Colorado State University for 3 years before transferring to Hastings College in Hastings, NE where she completed a BA in Music Education. She met her husband John at Hastings College and they were married 6 weeks after graduation. Alice taught for 5 years at Walnut Grove Elementary in Council Bluffs before stepping out of teaching and into full-time motherhood. She returned to teaching in 2017 when she became aware of the opportunity to join the staff at Concordia Academy.

Alice and John have 2 sons, both graduates of Concordia High School. Ian is a Keeper at Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, NE and Owen is pursuing a degree in Physics/Pre-Engineering at Hastings College. In her spare time, Alice enjoys quilting, playing games, reading, and watching history documentaries. Her favorite Bible verse is John 14:27.