Mrs. Fredrickson is a graduate of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa where she earned a Bachelor of Art in Communication/Linguistics with a minor in Psychology. She went on to DePaul University where she earned her Masters of Education in Human Services and Counseling. Mrs. Fredrickson has been a school counselor at Joliet West since 2003. Previously Mrs. Fredrickson taught fourth grade in Chicago at Mozart Elementary.
Mrs. Fredrickson co-coordinates the advertisement and distribution of school, district, and outside scholarships.