Mrs. Duffy is a graduate of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. While there, she participated in the college’s Urban Education Cohort, providing her the opportunity to work with students in several cities including Indianapolis, St. Louis, East St. Louis, Chicago, and Los Angeles. She has been a classroom teacher in Indianapolis, Indiana; Columbus, Ohio; and at Hayfield Elementary in Fairfax County. Mrs. Duffy earned her Master’s degree in School Administration from the University of Virginia.
She was selected as a LEAD Administrative Intern during the 2010-11 school year while working at Gunston Elementary. She was an Assessment Coordinator at Glen Forest Elementary during the 2011-12 school year and helped to found the school’s Garment Garage. In 2012, she became Assistant Principal at Parklawn Elementary where she helped to build a collaborative culture focused on helping all students succeed. Mrs. Duffy is passionate about teaching and learning and dedicated to supporting a safe and nurturing environment for our staff and students. Mrs. Duffy and her husband have three daughters and as a family they love swimming, reading books and travel.
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Hannah Collins brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in education. She is a graduate of James Madison University where she earned her Masters of Arts in Teaching (preK-6). Mrs. Collins earned her endorsement in School Administration from the University of Virginia. She has been a teacher at Mount Eagle and Mason Crest Elementary Schools in FCPS. Mrs. Collins also taught 4th grade and served as a math and reading interventionist with Albemarle County Schools at Red Hill Elementary and Greer Elementary. Most recently, she served two years as the assistant principal at Crestwood Elementary.
Mrs. Collins truly believes that ALL students can learn and achieve at high levels when stakeholders collaborate and operate as a Professional Learning Community. She and her husband are parents to an eleven month old son, Bennett. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, reading.