Position: Lower School Science Teacher and NEAL Coordinator
Education: University of Virginia – Bachelor of Arts in French; Lesley University – Masters in Science Education
Certifications/Licensures: VA Middle School (grades 6-8)
Years of Teaching Experience: 17
Years at Powhatan: 7
Bio: Robin is an alumnus of Powhatan, graduating with the class of 1986.
She taught French for one year at Notre Dame Academy, spent four years in Orange County teaching 6-8 grade math and science, two years at the State Arboretum of VA, three years at Johnson-Williams in Clarke County teaching 8th grade Physical Science, and began at Powhatan teaching Upper School Math in 2014. Robin has had the opportunity to teach math and science in Discovery, an experiential education program, while in Orange County. She also took eighth grade students on a 9-day Outward Bound excursion in the mountains of North Carolina.
Robin created and directed summer nature camps and winter Young Naturalist programs while working at Blandy, and presented at National NSTA Conference in Philadelphia.
Hobbies: Kayaking, reading, hiking, jogging, and spending time with her kids
Favorite Quotes: “Wisdom begins in wonder.” —Socrates