Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Wendy Hockersmith

Wendy Hockersmith (Dr. H.) is thrilled to begin her 3rd year as a reading specialist in Titan territory!  She has 17+ years of experience as an educator and has served many roles which include a special education teacher, library media specialist and an adjunct professor at both Northern Virginia Community College and Marymount University.  Most recently, she has spent the past 7 years as a reading specialist.  She holds two master's degrees in education and a Doctorate of Educational Administration and Policy Studies from George Washington University with state endorsements in Reading, Special Education and School Library Media.  During the school day you may find Dr. H. assessing and teaching students.  In addition, you may find her supporting teachers to facilitate and plan instruction. 
Her priority is to support students in achieving high levels of success while building essential literacy and critical thinking skills.
In her free time you can find Dr. H. riding her bike, running and walking outdoors.  In addition, you will find her enjoying live music with friends and family as well as spending quiet time reading a book!

Wendy Hockersmith, Ed.D.

Reading Specialist

Dominion High School

21326 Augusta Drive

Sterling, VA 2014


If you ever have any concerns or questions, please feel free to contact Dr. H. at the link below.