Degrees and Certifications:
Masters of Arts in Teaching (K-6th Grade)
Ms. Meredith Cotton is overjoyed to be a part of the Discovery first grade team again for the 2018-19 school year! She attended James Madison University, where she received her Master of Arts in Teaching (K-6th grade). Ms. Cotton graduated from the 5-year program at JMU in 2015, completed her student teaching at Discovery, and taught first grade at Discovery the last three years. Ms. Cotton is proud to call herself a Loudoun County native as she received a wonderful education throughout elementary, middle, and high school at Loudoun County Public Schools. She is honored to be able to teach in the county that provided such a great education for her.
Ms. Cotton lives in Reston and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, and doing anything active outside! She is passionate about teaching and considers it a great honor to play an active role in the growth of young minds. Her desire and goal is to foster a safe, nurturing learning environment that allows her students to thrive and become their best selves! First grade is a pivotal year that lays a firm foundation for future learning and growth. Ms. Cotton looks forward to an exciting year with her first graders!