Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; George Mason University Masters Certificate in TESOL; George Washington University Masters in Special Education; George Mason University

Mrs. Crystal Wallen

Mrs. Wallen is excited to be teaching math here at River Bend Middle School.  She believes in a growth mindset and loves helping her students see that they can not only learn math, but they can have fun doing so! 

Mrs. Wallen received a Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Special Education from George Mason University, as well as a Masters Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from George Washington University.  Mrs. Wallen began teaching in 2015, prior to which, she was a board secretary and executive assistant to the CEO of a local community bank.  

Mrs. Wallen is not only a teacher at River Bend, she also lives in the community with her husband and two children. Her and her family enjoy going for walks and bike rides on all of the local paths. In her spare time she loves going for a run, playing board games with her family, or working on a challenging puzzle.