Mrs. Simms has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the College of William and Mary and obtained a Masters of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from McDaniel College. She is dual certified in English and in ESOL( English for Speakers of Other Languages) and speaks English. German, some French, and is learning Spanish. She has been teaching since 1989 in Marlyand, Virginia, and Munich, Germany. She is the Amnesty International Club advisor and helps with the Latino Community Club.