Gretchen Knuffke
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Current Position

Educator, writer, speaker

St. Matthew's School. Inspire Montana





Specialty Areas
  • Education

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Leadership Experience

Gretchen Knuffke grew up in the mountains of Colorado and attended the University of Colorado.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and Elementary Education.  She has taught preschool, 1st, 3rd, and 8th grade all over the country as her family has relocated 7 times.  She is currently the 5th grade teacher at St. Matthew’s School in Kalispell.

She is the owner of Inspire Montana, a parent/teacher education company and is also a freelance writer and a speaker on topics relating to mentoring, teaching and parenting for excellence.

She and her husband of 25 years are the parents of 10 children, ranging in age from 6 to 24 years old.  They are the owners of Tamarack Insurance Agency in Kalispell.  She is also a love and logic facilitator and a certified parent coach.

Gretchen is passionate about books, reading aloud, growth mentality, goal setting and Montana.  You can always find her hiking a trail or sitting by a lake with a good book.

How I Want to Participate in PowerHouse

I am an experienced speaker and writer and I would be happy to help Powerhouse Montana in any capacity.  I am passionate about mentoring Montana’s young women to become the next generation of women to make a difference in our state.