• Who is this person working with your child this year?  Great question!
     
    Professional Background - This is Mrs. Berkey's nineth year at Cool Spring, and her 25th year with Loudoun County Public Schools. She began her career at Catoctin Elementary. Since that time, she has opened two new schools, served as an Assistant Principal, and served as a Principal. However, with a busy young family, she returned to the classroom in 2012. She has been at Cool Spring ever since! She has spent the last seven years serving as the Math Contact for Cool Spring and multiple years serving as the fifth grade Team Leader.
     
    Education - Mrs. Berkey earned B.A. from Virginia Tech, with four minors in English, History, Education, and Family & Child Development. In addition, she earned a M.A. from Virginia Tech in Curriculum & Instruction. She also completed a M.A. in Administration & Supervision through George Mason University.
     
    Personal - Mrs. Berkey is a Virginia native, with family roots dating back to Jamestown, her great (x11) grandparents are John Rolfe & Pocahontas. She and her husband have lived in Leesburg for over 20 years. He is former Secret Service, has served as a police detective, and is now a supervisor with the Fairfax County Police Department. Their three children are ages 19, 14, and 12.....so life is never dull around the Berkey house! In her "free time" (ha, ha!) Mrs. Berkey serves as President for the LCHS PTSA, shuttles children to horse riding lessons/shows, and volunteers with the Daughters of the American Revolution. Sometimes, she even cooks dinner ;)
Last Modified on November 25, 2020