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Loudoun County student

Join Us in Creating Life-Changing Stories for Students and Teachers

We’re kicking off our LEF LIFTS giving campaign to raise support for students and teachers. Let’s celebrate all that makes Loudoun a place we love to call home.

Mental health training

New Training Equips LCPS Teachers to Recognize Psychological Distress Among Students

New Training Equips LCPS Teachers to Recognize Psychological Distress Among Students By Danielle Nadler Now that we’re a few weeks into the school year, most parents are likely feeling some relief about getting students back into schools. But it may not be all high-fives at bus stops and skipping down school hallways. Many parents are […]

First-Year Prince William Teacher Credits Mentoring Program to Surviving Teaching Amid the Pandemic

First-Year Prince William Teacher Credits Mentoring Program to Surviving Teaching Amid the Pandemic By Kelley Wyatt After being a stay-at-home mom for eight years, Jacqueline Pelzer was ready to re-enter the workforce. She still wanted to help children, so she took a job teaching physical education and health at Potomac Middle School in Prince William […]

LCPS student internships

The Upside of Taking on a Student Intern (or Two) This Summer

Educators in Loudoun County and Chesapeake are working to place 150 students in internships by the end of this summer.

First-Year Fauquier Teacher Reflects on Teaching Amid the Pandemic

First-Year Fauquier Teacher Reflects on Teaching Amid the Pandemic Shortly after graduating with her master’s degree in education, Leah Gornick got the call she’d been waiting for. She got the job. Less than a week later, she packed up her life in North Carolina to jump-start her education career, teaching social studies at Liberty High […]