Mrs. Gwendolyn Hawkins
Mrs. Gwendolyn Hawkins has earned a Master’s in Education from the University of Pennsylvania and has a B.S. degree in Education from Skidmore College. Overall, she has taught 32 years in the Primary and Early Education field, both in private and public schools. She taught 21 years in Loudoun County Public Schools (two years as a First grade, 18 years as a second grade teacher and two years as a kindergarten teacher). She has a husband, Rick, who is an IT consultant and a son, Carter, who is 16 years old and attends Loudoun County Public Schools. Teaching for Mrs. Hawkins is her calling in life and she is thrilled to be working with the children that she loves so much.
It is a privilege to be a teacher at Sterling Elementary School and an honor to teach Kindergarteners. Mrs. Hawkins is excited to come to school every day, work beside her students. She guides their learning as they study in a safe and caring academic environment that supports teamwork, creativity, problem solving and freedom to take risks in order to be successful learners. She shares her passion for learning with her classroom and helps children achieve their academic goals. You can see the energy and enthusiasm she brings to the classroom. Mrs. Hawkins has a wonderful way of making learning fun and the unique ability to adapt the subject matter to any child’s development level. The children are able to reach their full potential through a variety of learning materials. Mrs. Hawkins is thrilled to begin another fantastic year with many exciting units of study and special activities planned. She is truly happy to work closely with the children and their families. She believes that the home and school connection is important for her students’ growth and development. Many parents and Mrs. Hawkins have developed great bonds of friendship throughout the years. Mrs. Hawkins is grateful to have the chance to work beside your child and watch their grow academically, socially, and emotionally throughout the year.
Mrs. Rosabel Inga
Mrs.Inga has worked five years at Sterling Elementary School as a Special Education Teacher Assisstant. Mrs. Inga has an Early Education degree and has helped out in her community church with the young children. Mrs. Inga has a son who is 28 and a daughter who is 21 years old. She is originally from Peru and speaks Spanish. She loves to do fun arts and crafts activities. She enjoys spending time with her family and loves playing with her little dog at home. Mrs. Inga is excited to begin a wonderful year working with her new Kindergarten students.