Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Brittany Mendel

Brittany Mendel began her teaching career in 2008 in Fairfax County where she taught first and third grade at Greenbriar East Elementary. In 2012 she transferred to Loudoun County and helped open Cardinal Ridge Elementary where she taught first, second, and third grade. She is thrilled for her new adventure as the Gifted Teacher at Hovatter Elementary.

Mrs. Mendel is originally from Columbus, Ohio where she attended Ohio Dominican University and obtained her degree in Early Childhood Education in 2008. She is passionate about personalized learning, project based learning, and gifted education. She is looking forward to challenging the Honeybees and encouraging them to think outside the box.

Mrs. Mendel lives in South Riding with her husband and two boys, Avery (12) and Oliver (7) and their labrador Leia. She loves traveling (especially to Disney), spending time with family, reading, and dessert! Mrs. Mendel is delighted to begin her first year as a Honeybee!