Ms. Pender holds a Bachelors degree from Mary Washington College in Studio Art and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University.   Her Masters in Education is from The George Washington University.  Ms. Pender started teaching in Loudoun County in 2006 and helped to open Creighton's Corner in 2008.
    Ms. Gerrond joins us full time as our second art teacher this year! She holds a Bachelors degree in Art Education from the University of Wyoming. Ms. Gerrond has had a variety of teaching experiences in Wyoming, Germany, Texas, and here in Virginia. She has lived in Loudoun County for 7 years with her husband and two boys. When Ms. Gerrond is not at school she enjoys lots of outdoor activities such as climbing, camping, gardening, and traveling.