Our teachers are the heart and soul of Langley! What a year of changes it has been—implementing Conscious Discipline schoolwide, moving from Tools of the Mind to Creative Curriculum for preschool, and growing our program to 42 PK-3 students! Through all of these changes, Langley’s teachers have seen our school family through with excellence and love. Now our teachers are powering through PARCC testing and preparing children to step up to the next grade or to middle school. So this week, join us in expressing our gratitude and appreciation:
Thank-you card day - bring in a note to let your child's teachers know how much you appreciate them, and encourage your child to write one too!
Each child bring in a single flower to create a unique bouquet for your teacher (a time-honored DCPS tradition)
Send in something sweet for your teachers to eat!
Meet some of our outstanding teachers by reading their Teacher Spotlight interviews:
Kindergarten teacher Ms. Barbee and her bucket-filling classroom, where she implements Langley’s socio-emotional curriculum, personalizes instruction, and loves to watch her students grow.
Library Media Specialist Ms. Agnew, who teaches library skills and helps all the kids develop a love for reading.
CES teacher Mr. O’Brien, who said, “What I love best about my job is being able to work with students day-to-day - the ups and downs, the daily challenges and successes. Every day is a new day with different challenges that come with it. There is never a dull moment.”
ELS teacher Ms. Gooding, who said she, “fell in love with the exceptional child,” and designs instruction for each individual student.
Kindergarten teacher Ms. Murphy came to Langley to teach the whole child and her passions are teaching socioemotional learning and reading.
Preschool teacher Ms. Better, who loves early childhood education students for their eagerness to learn.
BES teacher Dr. Lee, who said he aims for his “students to become productive citizens within their community.”
Preschool teacher Ms. Zinkgraf, who helps her students problem-solve, and runs around with them at recess!