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Mrs. Gutierrez

My name is Elizabeth Mora Gutierrez. I am the First grade EL teacher at Countryside. This is my sixteenth year at Loudoun County Public Schools, and my nineth year at Countryside Elementary. I started as a Spanish teacher in FLES program in 2007 and switched to EL in 2012. I also work as a Spanish interpreter for the county.
I am originally from Colombia where the best coffee comes from!!! There, I got my Degree in Teaching Elementary, my Bachelor's degree in Teaching Languages (English and Spanish), and my Masters Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. Teaching has been my passion over the years. 
I love traveling, riding bicycle and spending time with my family and friends.  I am excited to start a new year with your child and looking forward to meeting and working with First graders again.
Please feel free to contact me at, I am more than happy to help you with any question or concern you might have.