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Mrs. Lisa James
Lisa James is excited to begin her third year at Frederick Douglas Elementary School. She grew up in Connecticut and went to the University of CT where she got her degree in Elementary Education. She taught full day kindergarten in CT before getting married and moving to Virginia. She taught both kindergarten and first grade in the public schools for ten years in addition to several years in private school.
Mrs. James lives in Leesburg and enjoys spending time with her family and pets. She has a daughter who is a senior at James Madison University and a son who graduated from the University of VA and works in Northern Virginia. In her free time, she also likes to read, play tennis and ski.
Mrs. James is happy to be a first grade teacher at FDES and is looking forward to a fantastic year full of fun, learning adventures!
She can be contacted at Lisa.James@lcps.org