Jaclyn Schmeichel is in her sixth year as a music educator. She works at Farmington High School directing multiple curricular and co-curricular ensembles. She also co-directs Farmington High School’s annual musical revue CABARET. She spent her first four years at Burnsville High School directing all choral ensembles, including a touring a cappella ensemble. Jaclyn also served as the music director for Burnsville High School's musicals. Choirs under Jaclyn’s direction have traveled to destinations such as Puerto Rico and Italy. She graduated as Valedictorian with a B.A. in Music Education from North Central University. She also earned a minor in Spanish and spent time living and teaching in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. Jaclyn is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Music Education from the University of St. Thomas. She is also an active member of Minnesota’s Chapter of ACDA, recently serving as Alto section leader for the 2020-2021 All-State Mixed Choir. Her favorite part of being a choir teacher is connecting with students and walking alongside them in their musical and personal journey throughout their time in high school. Jaclyn currently resides in Burnsville with her husband and they are expecting their first child in February 2023.