Degrees and Certifications:

*BS-Pennsylvania State University *MEd-Curriculum and Instruction; Reading Endorsement-Virginia Polytechnic University *Certified in Reading Recovery from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington *Literacy Journey Facilitator for LCPS

Chrissy Gates - Reading Specialist

Welcome to the wonderful world of reading with Ms. Gates!

Ms. Gates has been an educator in Loudoun County for over 20 years. She completed her student teaching abroad at Mill Rythe First School in England.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Penn State University and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech.  She earned her Reading Recovery Certification from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  She has been a Literacy Journey Facilitator for Loudoun County and believes in the success of all students who are engaged in the Reading/Writing Workshop.  Ms. Gates is a member of the International Reading Association, the Virginia State Reading Association, and the Greater Washington Reading Council.  She currently serves as the Reading Specialist at Rock Ridge High School.

  • Room: 1610 (map)

    A Day Courses

    Block 1 - Planning in Room #1610

    Block 2 -Student Engagement Intervention in Room #1409 or #1610

    Block 3 -Fundamentals of Writing with Ms. Spengeman

    Block 4 - English 9 with Mr. Koch

    B Day Courses

    Block 5 -Planning in Room #1610  

    Block 6 -English 9 with Ms. Watkins

    Block 7 -Student Engagement Intervention in Room #1409 or #1610  

    Block 8 -Student Engagement Intervention in Room #1409 or #1610  

  • Courses above are linked to the online learning platforms housed collectively in LCPS's VISION website or Google Classroom. 
    Google Classroom