This is Clare’s ninth year teaching at CDS. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2011 with a Bachelor of English degree and has a Secondary Teaching License in English Language Arts. She began her studies at the Curry School of Education in the fall of 2012, and graduated in 2014 with a Master of Education degree in Curriculum & Instruction with a focus on Academic, Linguistic, and Cultural Diversity, in addition to an Endorsement in Gifted Education. Now, she is sixth grade homeroom teacher, as well as the English teacher for the Fifth through Eighth graders. Clare is excited to share her love of literature with all CDS Middle School students.