Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Sjostedt was born and raised in Loudoun County, graduating from Park View High School. She graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development, with an Early Childhood Education concentration from Virginia Tech. She then continued on at Virginia Tech, graduating with her Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction.
After graduation, Mrs. Sjostedt started at Ashburn Elementary. Mrs. Sjostedt taught second grade for 12 years and 4 years in third grade. During her time at Ashburn she attended workshops in literacy, Spanish, integrating technology, project based learning, and hands-on math. She became a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) in 2017. She enjoys learning new ideas and teaching strategies to try out in her classroom. Mrs. Sjostedt is looking forward to another wonderful year at Ashburn Elementary!