Mrs. Governale began her teaching career in 1980 and started teaching at St. Joe’s in 1985. She earned a B.S. in Education from Illinois State University and has teaching credential endorsements in Physical Education (gr. K-12), Heath Education (gr. 6-12) and Biological Sciences (gr. 6-12). In 2007, Mrs. Governale earned her Standard Catechist Certificate from the Diocese of Boise through Gonzaga University. She has taught grades K-12, with experience in both parochial and public school settings.