Mrs. Hughes (formerly Miss Ayers) is thrilled to begin her eighth year at Discovery Elementary School! Before becoming a Reading Specialist, she taught third grade and first grade at Discovery. Mrs. Hughes is a graduate of Penn State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Kindergarten Education. Later on, she received a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in literacy at George Mason University.
Outside of school, Mrs. Hughes enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, shopping, reading, and cheering on her favorite football teams. Go NY Giants and PSU Nittany Lions!!! Mrs. Hughes also loves dogs and has one of her own at home. His name is Simba, and he is a 6 pound, energetic Maltipoo.
Mrs. Hughes is passionate about teaching and is eager to have the opportunity to work with students across grades K-5. She looks forward to a fantastic year ahead!