Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Music ~ Voice & Flute Performance Masters of Education ~ Curriculum & Instruction Masters of Education Leadership

Mrs. Elizabeth Bland

With equity as the foundation of my work, I strive to provide my students with the best, most comprehensive music education possible and make a positive difference within my school and community. Looking forward to a wonderful 2023-2024 chool year! Please email me with any questions about the music program. 

The 2023-2024 school year will be my 23rd year teaching students in LCPS and 35 years in Education. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance and Music Education with endorsements in K-12 General, Choral and Instrumental Music. In addition, I hold a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Keene State College and a second master's degree is in Educational Leadership and Administration from George Mason University with a license endorsement in Supervision K-12.

Teaching Experience - LCPS Music Specialist: 23 years teaching in LCPS

Kenneth W. Culbert Elementary, Buffalo Trail Elementary, John W. Tolbert Elementary, Leesburg Elementary, Catoctin Elementary, Dominion Trail Elementary, Blue Ridge Middle School



Master of Education Leadership: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA          

Master of Education: Keene State College, Keene, NH Curriculum, and Instruction  Initial State Certification Music Education K-12, Vocal/Choral & Instrumental          

Bachelor of Arts in Music - Towson State University, Towson, MarylandMajor Instrument-Voice, Minor Instrument- Flute/Piccolo

Additional teaching experience: Monadnock Region - New HampshireMount Caesar Elementary School, Cutler Elementary School, Wells Memorial Elem. School, Marlborough School, Jonathan M. Daniels School, Benjamin Franklin School John H. Fuller School, Symonds School, Wheelock School

Early Childhood EducatorHarmony PreschoolEmmanuel PreschoolWestminster Preschool, Washington Street Preschool,  Beverley Hills Church Cooperative Preschool 

Family LifeMy husband Kenneth and I grew up in State College, Pennsylvania (Go Penn State!) and live in Hillsboro, Virginia in a home which is listed on both the State of Virginia and National Historic Registries. We currently live with two beloved gray cats and a young German short-haired pointer named Samantha. We raised three children who are LCPS graduates (Loudoun Valley High School and Woodgrove High School).  Our daughter Meredith is a graduate of Lynchburg College and Shenandoah University, where she earned a Master of Athletic Training & Doctor of Physical Therapy. She is a Physical Therapist at Geisinger Hospital, Danville, PA. Our son Mark earned his undergraduate degree from The College of William and Mary. He has two Master's degrees; one from Tulane School of Architecture, in Historic Preservation and another in Education Leadership from UVA. He teaches at the National Cathedral School in Washington DC. Our youngest son, Matthew, a Northwestern University, is a graduate student at Princeton in Electrical Engineering and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.