Josie Saldana has been an educator for 10 years. She graduated from The University of Texas Pan-American (now UTRGV) in 2011 with a major in English and a minor in philosophy and earned a Master's of Library Science degree in 2015. She taught Reading and ELA for 3 years at the high school level. She was a high school librarian for 7 years before becoming the Librarian at Sharyland North Junior High in 2022.