Ms. Daquilante & Mrs. Wilhelm
Meet Ms. Daquilante
Ms. Daquilante (Da-quill-lawn-tay) is excited to be teaching third grade at Waterford Elementary School! She began her teaching career 16 years ago with Frederick County Public Schools in Virginia and has spent the last 7 years teaching some amazing third-graders. Ms. Daquilante taught at Madison’s Trust Elementary School in Loudoun County before joining the Waterford school community. She also has experience in 4th grade, collaborating in co-teaching classrooms, and engaging students in distance learning!
Ms. Daquilante is a West Virginia University Alumni where she got her Master’s degree in Elementary Education and a specialization in English. She is a teacher consultant as part of the Shenandoah Valley Writing Project. She loves to learn and believes teachers are lifelong learners so she recently finished a Reading Specialist certificate from Shenandoah University.
She makes her home in the western part of Virginia with her husband, Daniel, and baby girl, Emilia. She treasures time with family and friends. Ms. Daquilante’s favorite part of her job is building positive relationships with students and families and she strives to create a welcoming and safe classroom environment. She is grateful to be a Waterford Mountain Lion and looks forward to a truly exceptional school year!
Meet Mrs. Wilhelm
This is Mrs. Wilhelm’s 22nd year in education, and second year at Waterford Elementary! Over the course of her career, Mrs. Wilhelm has taught Kindergarten, Second, Third, and Fifth Grades. She has also worked as an Elementary Dean and as a Specialist in the Human Resources Department. Mrs. Wilhelm earned her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education from Frostburg State University, Maryland, and her Masters Degree in Administration/Supervision from George Mason University, Virginia.
Mrs. Wilhelm resides in Winchester, Virginia with her husband, Steve, two daughters, Brooke and Breanna, and their golden retriever, Chestnut! She enjoys teaching, spending time with her family, reading, shopping, listening to music, and dancing! Mrs. Wilhelm is excited for this year’s third grade adventure with her students!
Phone: 540-751-2460 (Waterford Office Number)