Portrait of Mary Duffy

Mary Duffy

Principal, ES

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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