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Central Lyon CSD

Elementary (PS-6)


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My name is Mrs. Van Aartsen. I started teaching at Central Lyon in 2018.

I received my Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona in 2016 and my K-8 Reading Endorsement in 2018.  I am married to Scott. My husband and I have five children. Our children attend Central Lyon. Ben is a senior. Our twins, Anna and Grant, are in 8th grade. Jacob is in 3rd grade. Sarah is in 1st grade.  I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and going for walks.

This year, I will be teaching TK.  I am excited to be at Central Lyon and look forward to a great school year.


The Central Lyon Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Industrial Arts Education and Vocation Agriculture Education. It is the policy of the Central Lyon Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to the Superintendent, Central Lyon CSD, 1010 S. Greene St., Rock Rapids, IA 51246, (712) 472-2664, superintendent@centrallyon.org. Please see District Board Policies for additional information on grievance procedures.