Christy Bean attended Lamar University and was a summa cum laude honors graduate for the Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry in 2002. Afterwards, Mrs. Bean taught high school science for four years before staying home with her first child. She earned a Master of Science degree in chemistry in 2007 from Lamar University, where she has worked as an adjunct instructor since 2009. She is excited to work with students as they study God's creation. Mrs. Bean and her family attend Westgate Memorial Baptist Church, where she volunteers in the AWANA program.