Jessica Hoefs (Cross-Cat)
Hello Sharks! My name is Jessica Hoefs and I am ecstatic to be joining Moorefield Station’s staff this year. The 2019-2020 school year will mark my 8th year as an educator for Loudoun County Public Schools. Since 2012, I have had the privilege to serve the Evergreen Mill community as a special education teacher working with students in a variety of grade levels.
I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from East Carolina University in 2011. I then went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Special Education in 2015 and a second Master’s Degree in Education Leadership in 2018, both from George Mason University.
When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my daughter, McKenna, traveling, and cheering on the East Carolina Pirates and Dallas Cowboys!
I am an enthusiastic teacher with a passion for inspiring a love of learning and empowering others to achieve their highest potential. I believe everyone is unique and possess diverse strengths and needs that should be embraced. I am committed to making school a place where students, staff, and families feel a sense of belonging, are engaged in teaching and learning, and achieve excellence!
Heather Danna (Learning Specialist K-2)
I am thrilled to be the Autism K-2 here at Moorefield Station! This will be my second as a Special Education Teacher. Previously, I worked at Steuart Weller as a Behavior Assistant (ABA) in the IBC for six years, one year as a paraprofessional at Moorefield Station and spent two years as a Behavior Therapist (ABA therapist) with Grafton Integrated Network in the clinical setting.
With having two young children of my own I decided that I wanted to pursue my teaching degree and ca was ecstatic to find another opportunity to teach here at Moorefield Station! I hold a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Grand Canyon University and I am currently pursuing my Master’s degree in Special Education at Regent University.
I am married with two children Evan 4 and Emerson 1. My husband Adam is a 4th grade Autism teacher with BCPS. As a family, we think it is important to stay active, but we really love our down time where we can just do fun family activities such as watching a movie, playing a game, or doing something new.
I have a passion for learning new things and I am delighted to have the opportunity to inspire that same passion in my students. I think it is important to meet students where they are and provide opportunities that challenge them to be the best they can be academically as well as personally.Natalie Haynes (Cross-Cat)
Hi! My name is Natalie Haynes and this will be my first year teaching at Moorefield Station, but certainly not my first time teaching students with disabilities. I've been working in the special education and therapeutic recreation fields since 2001. I have experience working with diverse populations and am passionate about supporting the needs of individuals with disabilities. When outside the classroom, I am working on completing my doctorate in special education and therapeutic recreation, with an anticipated graduation in December 2018. I also enjoy hiking with my husband and chocolate lab! I'm excited about working with the students at Moorefield Station and anticipate a fantastic school year!
Olivia Turner (Learning Specialist 3-5)
Hello! My name is Olivia Turner, I am returning as a third year member of the Moorefield Team! However this year, I am ecstatic to be returning as a first year teacher. I was born and raised in the Sunshine state where I received my undergraduate degree from Florida State University. I am currently working on my Masters in Special Education with George Mason University. I enjoy the beach, arts and crafts, and football with my family! I am so excited for the opportunity to learn and grow as a Special Educator alongside such amazing colleagues! Looking forward to a “Fin”-tastic 2019-2020 School Year!
Suneetha Gajjala (Cross-Cat)
Hello! My name is Suneetha Gajjala, I have been working in Loudoun County Public Schools since 2011. I have Bachelors in Dentistry from Bangalore, India as well as Masters in Special Education from George Mason University.My inspiration to become a special education teacher came from when I used to regularly volunteer at an elementary school. I have been part of Moorefield Station Elementary School since 2013.
I am very excited to start the new school year!!
Pam Packard (Cross-Cat)My name is Pam Packard and I am excited to return to Moorefield Station to work with your children as a Resource Teacher in developing and advancing specific reading and math fluency skills.
I am a native of this area and I love it here, although one day I would like to travel the world. I spend a lot of time with my family in my spare time. I also like reading, arts and crafts and being outdoors.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mount Saint Mary’s University and a Masters of Education in Special Education from James Madison University. I love to watch the students grow in confidence and they attain more successes in their education. Go Sharks!Nicki Ryan (Cross-Cat)
Hello! I’m Nicki Ryan and this is my eighth year working for Loudoun County Public Schools. This will be my second year at Moorefield Station Elementary as a resource teacher and I am proud to be a member of such an amazing school! I spent my first six years working as a Teacher Assistant and fell in love with special education. I received my BA degree in Psychology and Human Services from Elon University in 1990. I am currently pursuing my master’s degree in Special Education (k-12) from George Mason University.
I love spending time with my three children Conner 21, Kendrick 20, and Emerson 13. My two oldest are in college and my youngest is in the eighth grade. We spend as much of the summer as possible at the beach with my family in North Carolina. I was born and raised by the ocean and love everything about it!
I’m thrilled to be able to work with such incredible students knowing each day brings something new and different. I love helping students realize their potential and helping them see what I see when I look at them. Each student has their own story and unique way of learning. I’m lucky enough to be able to help provide them with the tools and guidance they need to achieve their goals and personal best!
Looking forward to another “fintastic” 2019-2020 school year here at Moorefield Station!! Go Sharks!!Assistants: