Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Elizabeth Potanko-Crush
Mrs Potanko-Crush is very excited to be a part of the Lovettsville Elementary team. Mrs. Potanko-Crush has been a teacher of first graders, Reading Recovery students, and is now serving the community as the school Reading Specialist. This is her twenty-fifth year in education and she continues to be a lifelong learner. As a lifelong learner, she continues to integrate new ideas and strategies into her teaching to motivate and empower students. Mrs. Potanko-Crush believes teachers have the most important job in the world, because we shape the minds of the next generation. She is a graduate of Catawba College and earned her Master's of Reading Education from the University of Virginia. She and her husband Andrew run a large livestock farm in Lovettsville, and are raising two outgoing school aged children! Mrs. Potanko-Crush always has an open door policy, please feel free to contact her with your questions.