Melissa Heenan ~ EL Teacher
Mrs. Heenan is an English Learner (EL) teacher at Leesburg Elementary School. This is her fifth year as an EL teacher, but her ninth year at Leesburg Elementary School. Previously, she taught third grade for two years, and prior to that she was the FLES (Foreign Language in the Elementary School) teacher at a variety of LCPS schools, including Leesburg Elementary. At the beginning of her career, she taught fourth grade for six years.
Originally, she is from New Jersey, and received her B.A. in Spanish from Muhlenberg College. She received a Master's Degree in Education with an English as a Second Language Endorsement from George Mason University.
At home, she lives with her two daughters, Emily and Maggie, her son, Finn and her husband, Kevin. They have two dogs named Malachi and Daphne and a cat named Owen. Some of her favorite things to do in her free time are cooking, baking, running, and watching football. She loves to run and exercise, and in the spring and summer she loves taking care of her flowerbed and garden! Most of all, she loves playing with her three children!