Ms. Knaup attended Stockton State College for undergraduate work and Rider University for graduate work. She has been teaching for 21 years in the Long Branch School District. Ms. Knaup has taught first grade for 4 years and second grade for 12 years. Ms. Knaup has been part of the Audrey W. Clark family for 5 years as the Reading Resource Specialist, specializing in the Orton Gillingham Reading Program. Ms. Knaup currently lives in Plumsted Township and has 3 children ages 23, 17, and 14.