Month: February 2020

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Jones!

Meet Ms. Jones Ms. Jones teaches 7th and 8th grade Special Education math and is in her 4th year with APS.  Ms. Jones feels that her role as a special education teacher is critical for students who have diverse learning needs. “Being able to teach to my student’s strengths and come up with ways to […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Behrens

Meet Ms. Behrens Ms. Behrens is a 7th grade English Language Arts teacher who has been with APS, at Swanson for the past six years. Teaching runs in Ms. Behrens’ family.  Her mom was a fifth-grade teacher for twenty years, and still works in Loudoun County as an administrator.  “Experiencing school as a “teacher’s kid” […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Williams!

Meet Ms. Williams Ms. Williams teaches Business and Information Technology and serves as the yearbook adviser at Swanson Middle School.  Ms. Williams has taught in the same classroom at Swanson for the past 12 years. Born into a family of educators, Ms. Williams believes that teaching has always been in her blood.  “Ever since I […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Samuel!

Meet Ms. Samuel An 11-year veteran with APS, Ms. Samuel teaches reading here at Swanson.  Ms. Samuel also served as a Reading Specialist at Randolph Elementary School. Ms. Samuel originally attended college to study nursing and later changed her major to teaching so that she could teach reading.  “I started working in education when I […]