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Miss Benteler is excited to begin her fourth year at Discovery! Miss Benteler went to elementary, middle and high school in Loudoun County and is excited to be teaching where she grew up! Miss Benteler attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she received her bachelors in Special Education and Disabilitiy Services. She also attended graduate school at George Mason University. This will be Miss Benteler's seventh year teaching, she has co-taught in Kindergarten, 3rd grade and now 4th grade! She also has taught a K-2 Emotional Disabilities class, and was a teacher for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing in Pittsburgh, PA. Additionally, Miss Benteler was a co-teaching demonstration site for the state of Virginia last year, and will be again this year with Miss Keys!
In her free time she enjoys watching Pittsburgh sports, spending time with her family, and her walking her 70 pound labradoodle, Heidi!
Miss Benteler believes that all students learn in different ways, and ensures that we meet the needs of all students in our classroom. We do this through growth mindset, responsive classroom techniques, and personalized/differentiated learning. Miss Benteler hopes to have a great year with both you and your child!