Mrs. Styles has been teaching SEARCH for 8 years and is looking forward to her 3rd year at Ball's Bluff. She currently is also the SEARCH teacher at Sully ES. She taught fifth grade for a long time at Forest Grove ES before becoming a SEARCH teacher, and prior to that, she taught a gifted 5th grade class in Fairfax county and middle school science and math in Archdiocese of Washington Catholic schools. She received her B.Ed from Keene State College in Keene, NH and her Gifted Education endorsement from University of Virginia. Mrs. Styles has three children, two are still in LCPS schools. In her spare time, she likes to garden, cook and spend time with her kids and dogs.