A Florida native, Ms. Cupps is a 1990 graduate of The University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Liberal Studies. In 1996, Ms. Cupps completed her Master of Arts in English Education with a concentration in grades six through twelve. She began her instructional career that same year as a middle school teacher in a small, private, Independent Day School. She continued her middle school experience in the inner city of Tampa. She has worked both in regular education and in a Health and Technology Magnet school before moving to Virginia in 1999.
Since moving to Northern Virginia, she has taught high school English at all levels with a concentration in the sophomore and junior years. The instruction of British and American literature, as well as AP Language and Composition, is a passion for Ms. Cupps and has been the focus. Moreover, she has had the opportunity to work collaboratively with the History department at Heritage High School to pilot the cross curricular instruction of the Humanities.
Ms. Cupps stays connected to her profession through conference attendance and membership in national and local associations such as National Council Teachers of English (NCTE) and VATE. She has been employed in Loudoun County since 2001 working at Potomac Falls and Heritage High School prior to joining the Tuscarora Huskies. Prior to working as an educational professional, Ms. Cupps hailed from the professional world in the areas of outside sales and management.In addition to teaching, Ms. Cupps enjoys traveling locally and abroad, cooking, reading, hiking, and spending time with her children.
Mrs. Cupps is the sponsor of the NEHS-Tuscarora Chapter and the Forensics Coach.Click here to email Mrs. CuppsClick here to access Loudoun Vision.Mrs. Cupps' Schedule for 2013-2014A1 Dept. Planning B5 AP Lang. & Comp.A2 AP Lang. & Comp. B6 FLEXA3 English 11 H B7 English 11HA4 English 11