Jennifer Meres Short is serving in her fourth year as Principal at Sterling Elementary School. Prior to becoming Sterling's principal, Ms. Meres was Assistant Principal at Lowes Island Elementary for four years. Ms. Meres received her Bachelor’s Degree from James Madison University in 1999 and taught eighth grade students with Learning Disabilities in Augusta County at Beverley Manor Middle School for one year prior to moving back to the Northern Virginia area closer to her family. She spent the next six years as an eighth grade teacher for students with Learning Disabilities and Emotional Disabilities at Woodbridge Middle School in Prince William County where she also served as the Special Education Department Chair. In 2006, Ms. Meres earned her Master’s Degree from George Washington University in Education Administration and Supervision. She spent the next three years serving Bel Air Elementary School as the Instructional Consultation Team Facilitator working with teachers to improve their instructional practices in order to meet the needs of every student in the classroom. In 2009, Ms. Meres joined Loudoun County Public Schools as Assistant Principal of Lowes Island Elementary. She's proud to serve the BEST group of students in the state of Virginia at Sterling Elementary School!