Phone: 571-252-2220


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. David Kiernan- Special Education


Hello and welcome! Mr. Kiernan is very excited to be returning to the 8th grade Civics team this year. This is his fourth year as a special education teacher at Belmont Ridge MS.  Prior to teaching, Mr. Kiernan was a special education assistant in both Arlington and Loudoun Counties for a total of 10 years.  During his years working as an assistant, Mr. Kiernan gained valuable experience working with students with Autism Specturm Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, Emotional Disabilities, as well as Visual & Hearing Impariments. Mr. Kiernan received his BS degree from James Madison University and he is currently finishing up his Master’s degree in Special Education through George Mason University.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out! 


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2019-2020 Co-teaching Schedule


             A-Day                    B-Day

1/2      Buttrick                   Resource

3/4      PLAN                       Buttrick

5/6      Arnold                     Arnold

7/8      Spaulding                CLT


Need extra help?? Mr. Kiernan is available mornings from 7:45 am to 8:20 am.  Please email me to set up a time to meet!