Courtney Meyerkorth received her bachelors of fine arts from Central Missouri State University in 2003 with an emphasis in Interior Design. After working in residential design for a few years she made the decision to earn a degree in art education. She attended Truman State University from 2007-2008 majoring in education. In 2008 she was hired by Rock Port R-II school district to teach k-12 art and earned her teaching certificate and completed her education degree at Northwest Missouri State University with a Masters in Educational Leadership. She resigned from her position in 2012 after her first son was born. Courtney lives in Rock Port with her husband Adam and their three children.