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Mrs. Gupton


My name is Natasha Gupton.  I grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Psychology.  Go Anteaters!  After receiving my teaching credential from Whittier College, I began my teaching career in Brea, California.  In 1998, I moved to Northern Virginia after marrying my wonderful husband, Richard.  I began teaching for LCPS in 1998 and have worked at various schools throughout the county.  In 2002, I was part of the founding faculty at Forest Grove Elementary!  For nine years, I was home raising our two beautiful daughters, Madison  and Mackenzie.  Our oldest daughter graduated this summer from the University of North Florida and our youngest  daughter will be a Senior at Briar Woods High School.  For the last five years, I have taught full day kindergarten.  I have experience teaching kindergarten, first and second grade in California and Virginia.  Sanders Corner is a great place to learn and grow!  Go Dolphins!!  Working with kindergarten children is a treat!  They definitely keep you on your toes and I love seeing each of them blossom!  I am beginning my 18th year as a teacher!  If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at