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Ms. Carlyn Hanzel

Carlyn Hanzel is excited to be returning to the First Grade team at Hovatter Elementary! This will be her 8th year of teaching fabulous first graders. She graduated from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. Currently, she is pursuing her master’s degree in literacy education from George Mason University. She is a native of Northern Virginia, grew up in Sterling and graduated from Potomac Falls High School.

She loves spending time with family and friends, her furbaby Callie, playing the ukulele, and cooking. She also likes being active and exploring nature in her spare time. She enjoys being a part of the Honeybee family and looks forward to helping your child experience the joy of learning and growing. This will “bee” a great year!