Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Houtz received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Radford University. She currently teaches fourth grade at Emerick Elementary. She has teaching experience in grades 1 through 5 in elementary school and special education in middle school. In 2009, 2013 and 2017, Ms. Houtz was honored to be nominated for the Washington Post Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher of the Year. This is her 32nd year teaching in Loudoun County!