• is excited to be teaching first grade at Frederick Douglass Elementary!  She has a B.S. in Elementary Education, with a specialization in English, from Longwood University, and a Masters in Education from George Mason University. Ms. Mydlinski is very passionate about teaching and loves her job!  This is her 26th year teaching in Loudoun County.  In 2004, 2006 and 2012 Ms. Mydlinski was nominated for the Outstanding Teacher Award in Loudoun County, as well as being nominated for the DisneyHand Teacher award, which honors creativity in teaching.  In her free time, Ms. Mydlinski enjoys listening to music, traveling, reading, going out to dinner and shopping.  Her favorite activity of all is spending time with her two children, Joey, 21, and Layne, 17.  Joey is taking college classes and Layne is starting her freshman year at Longwood.  Ms. Mydlinski is looking forward to another great year in first grade at FDES! 
     
    Ms. Mydlinski was once a first grader too!  
       Tammi   Tammi