Mrs. Fortenbaugh is very excited to be your SEARCH teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This will be her 11th year as a SEARCH teacher and her 21st year teaching. Prior to moving to Loudoun County, Mrs. Fortenbaugh was an advanced academics teacher in Alexandria City Public Schools’ Talented and Gifted program. Mrs. Fortenbaugh also taught 6th grade, 4th grade, and 2nd grade in DC Public Schools. Mrs. Fortenbaugh loves math and has also worked as an Elementary Math Specialist/Math Coach in Fairfax County Public Schools. She has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from American University and a master’s degree in Gifted Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Mrs. Fortenbaugh is currently finishing her second master's degree in Math Education Leadership. Mrs. Fortenbaugh loves to travel and has visited over 20 countries. Her favorite travel experiences include walking on the Great Wall of China and chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland. Mrs. Fortenbaugh will be at Round Hill every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.