Sue Couture administers student teaching, field experiences, and teacher licensure for the Education Department, along with additional responsibilities in data management. Prior to her arrival at St Olaf in 1996, her experience included positions in advertising, human resources, and adult literacy. A transplanted upstate New Yorker, Couture and her family have called Northfield home since 1997. She is an active community volunteer and a past board member of Northfield Shares.