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    Mrs. Crispell
     
     
     
     
    Mrs. Crispell is a James Madison University graduate with 26 years of experience teaching young children. She has taught kindergarten, first, second and third grades, in  Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun County Public Schools.  She has been trained in STEM and Inquiry Learning, Coding for kids and Orton Gillingham Reading instruction.  Regardless of the age or stage of the child, she is passionate about inspiring children to explore, experiment and evaluate their own learning and to embrace the learning process.  Mrs. Crispell's mantra in the classroom is "It's OK to make mistakes!" and she encourages all learners to feel empowered to try, fail, reevaluate, try again and LEARN!  Mrs.Crispell would be happy to hear from parents and students with any questions about first grade and she can't wait to meet her new crew of little learners! Aileen.Crispell@lcps.org