Specialties

Tacey Apisa: K-12 ESL Teacher
tapisa@mcps.org

I am from Fairfax,Virginia. I came to work for MCPS in 2001. I have my undergraduate degree in English from VT, and my master's in Education from George Mason University. I have taught English for over 15 years. I have been a teacher in Tanzania, East Africa, Washington, D.C. , Fairfax County, VA and Montgomery County, Va. I currently serve Gilbert Linkous and Kipps Elementary Schools.

Stephanie Vaccaro-Reading Specialist Stephanie Vaccaro: Reading Specialist 
 stephanievaccaro@mcps.org

More information coming soon! 


 

Ann Berenato: K-5 Music
aberenato@mcps.org
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I have been teaching for over 20 years. My hometown is Elkhart, IN.  I have a Bachelor of Music degree from St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana and a Master's degree of teaching from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. I hold a Level III Schulwerk Certificate of music education and attend numerous conferences and workshops that teach this approach to music education.  I became a nationally board certified teacher in 2011.

Robert Guinn: Library Media Specialist bguinn@mcps.org

I started teaching grade 4 in 1976 at GLE.  Later I taught about 10 years in third grade.  I started as library media specialist at GLE in 2002.   I have a Bachelor's of Science degree in elementary education from Ohio University, a Master’s degree in elementary administration from Radford University, and a Virginia library media specialist license from Radford University.

John Elebash: K-5 Physical Education jelebash@mcps.org




Jeanne Flad: Lead Special Education Teacher
jflad@mcps.org
    
           
More information coming soon!


Katy Gr
esh: Guidance Counselor
kgresh@mcps.org

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Jodi Brewer-Special Ed.Jodi Brewer: Special Education Teacher
jodibrewer@mcps.org








Cecilia King: Special Education Teacher
ceciliaking@mcps.org

I received my Master’s Degree from Radford University with endorsements in Elementary Education PreK-6, Special Education-Adapted Curriculum K-12, and Special Education-General Curriculum K-12. I taught Title I Reading and Math in Giles County for three years and I also taught two years at private therapeutic schools for students with autism. I originally came to GilbertLinkous in 2011 as a special education paraprofessional and fell in love with Special Education. I returned to Gilbert Linkous in 2013 as a special education teacher. I have piloted and am currently running the new Learning Lab program for our kids with autism here at Gilbert Linkous. I recently became a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

 

 Sonya BurchettSonya Burchett: Gifted Resource Teacher 
  sburchett@mcps.org






Emily Edwards

Emily Edwards: Speech Teacher
emilyedwards@mcps.org
 

More information coming soon!




Sarah Burris: Art Teacher
SARAHBURRIS@mcps.org

Hi! My name is Ms. Burris and I graduated from Radford University in 2011 with a B.S. in Art Education. In the past, you may have seen me around GLE as a Teaching Aide with E², substituting and/or student teaching with Mrs. Thompson. Thank you for welcoming me back to GLE, I am so happy to be here and I look forward to creating with each of you!