Jess Foltz

Second Grade Teacher

Education: Bridgewater College- B.A in Liberal Studies, University of Virginia- Library Media Endorsement, Antioch University- MEd. in Educating for Sustainability

Certifications/Licensures: Pre-K-6, Library Media K-12

Years of Teaching Experience: 6

Years Teaching at Powhatan: This will be Jess's first year at Powhatan!


Jess has passionately spent 4 years teaching third grade in Loudoun County, with 2 years as Lead Teacher, and two years in Winchester Public Schools: 1 in third grade and 1 as PK-4 Librarian. She served on STEAM Committee for three years for LCPS, held weekend outdoor education programs once a month, presented at Virginia Association of School Librarians Conference and is a Virginia Master Naturalist, and Google Education Certified Teacher.


Backpacking, traveling, yoga, reading, and exploring Crocker Conservancy.

Favorite Quotes

"Good questions outrank easy answers" - Paul Samuelson