Hi! My name is Vonny Shoemaker, one of the two Reading Specialists at Seldens Landing Elementary School. I am very excited to serve the students here for my tenth year. I have taught third grade for five years (Douglass Elementary School) and reading for sixteen years (Leesburg, Douglass, Aldie and Emerick Elementary Schools), prior to homeschooling my children from grade K-8. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree from Bloomsburg State University (PA) and a Master's Degree in Reading from George Mason University. My son graduated May 2014 from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. He is pursuing his Doctorate at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana in microbiology. My daughter graduated in May 2015 from Liberty University with degrees in Voice Performance and Music Education. She is beginning her first year teaching chorus and music with Loudoun County Public Schools. In my spare time I like to read, spend time with my family, knit, and travel. I enjoy instilling the love of reading in our Seldens Landing students!