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 […]

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 […]

LEF Welcomes Myshel Guillory as Treasurer

Q&A with LEF’s Newest Trustee and Treasurer: Myshel Guillory The Loudoun Education Foundation is thrilled to welcome Myshel Guillory as one of the newest appointees to our Board of Trustees. She joined the board in April and was appointed Treasurer of the Executive Committee in June. On that committee, she joins President Scott Miller, Vice […]

What You Likely Don’t Know About the Loudoun Education Foundation

  What You Likely Don’t Know About the Loudoun Education Foundation Written By: Danielle Nadler The Loudoun Education Foundation may be one of the county’s best-kept secrets. It startedin 1991 as a passion project of four School Board members, who wanted to help community members support innovative educational projectsthat went above and beyond the school system’s operating budget. Projects like classroom […]

The Key to Supporting, Retaining New Educators of Color 

The Key to Supporting, Retaining New Educators of Color Written By: Danielle Nadler   The American education system underwent a historic shift just six years ago. During the 2014-2015 academic year, the majority of public school students were, for the first time, no longer white. And this majority-minority shift has continued to progress since. Studies predict that by 2029 students of color will make […]

Q&A with LEF’s Newest Trustee: Amin Bhat

Q&A with LEF’s Newest Trustee: Amin Bhat The Loudoun Education Foundation is excited to introduce Amin Bhat as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Amin is a proud parent of two Loudoun County Public Schools graduates, and is the co-founder of iQuasar, a Loudoun County-based information technology and business process consulting services company. […]

Nadler Joins Loudoun Education Foundation

The Loudoun Education Foundation kicked off the New Year by hiring former Loudoun Now managing editor Danielle Nadler to serve as its new Director of Communications and Strategy. Nadler, herself a product of public schools and the daughter of a public school teacher, has worked in storytelling since joining her middle school newspaper staff. She […]