Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Gina Walker



Mrs. Walker is very excited to be a part of the Arcola 2nd Grade Team!  Mrs. Walker is starting her twenty-ninth year of teaching.  She is originally from Pennsylvania, where she received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Saint Francis University.  Mrs. Walker moved to Virginia to pursue her career in teaching.  She taught for twenty-one years in Frederick County, VA.  There she began her career teaching sixth grade for six years.  All the time she knew her passion was to be in elementary school.  So, then she taught fifth grade for one year and third grade for fourteen years in the same district.  Mrs. Walker spent two years teaching middle school English at Winchester City Public Schools. She resides in Winchester, VA. This will be her sixth year with Loudoun County Public Schools. Mrs. Walker was nominated as Teacher of the Year in 2014 by her elementary school. That was one of her greatest honors. 

Mrs. Walker loves spending time with her family.  Her husband currently teaches in Loudoun County too.  They have two children.  Olivia is a freshman attending Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.  Olivia will study exercise science and play soccer for the Bruins. Jacob is a senior in high school. Jacob enjoys fishing and golfing. Most of her time is spent watching her children play sports. She has one dog, a Maltipoo. Cooper is a wild and crazy puppy. In her free time, she loves to read!  The Walker Family are avid Pittsburgh sports fans!  They love the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins.