Mrs. C was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She graduated from South Lakes High School in Reston. Mrs. C earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the University of Vermont in 2011. After graduation she moved back to Northern Virginia and worked as a Chemistry Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Patent Examining is very solitary work and Mrs. C enjoys working with people. In 2017 she made a career change and started work teaching High School Chemistry. She is working towards completing her Master of Education at The University of Virginia.
Mrs. C started teaching at Seneca Ridge Middle School in 2019. She is excited to be teaching 8th Grade Physical Science as it is a great chance to foster student interest in science and help students develop the critical thinking and study skills needed to explore the physical world.
When she is not in the science lab, Mrs. C enjoys biking on the W&OD Trail, baking chocolate chip cookies, and trying different pho restaurants in the area. She lives in Vienna with her husband.