Meet our Specialists
Mrs. Sharpes joined the Eagle View team in 2015. This is her 4th year as an Advanced Academic Resource Teacher. She was previously at McNair Elementary in Fairfax County as a 4th grade teacher and an Instructional Resource Support teacher. Mrs. Sharpes graduated from Virginia Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She earned a master’s degree from George Mason University in Elementary Education with a focus in curriculum and instruction. She holds her Advanced Academic endorsement through Fairfax County. Mrs. Sharpes is a native of Northern Virginia and too has been a student in FCPS. In her spare time Mrs. Sharpes loves spending time with her husband Jason and son Declan. Her passions include family, traveling, eating at great restaurants, classic 80s movies, teaching, and learning!
Ms. Little joined Eagle View as the School Based Technology Specialist (SBTS) in July 2018. She started her teaching career as an elementary school teacher in Fairfax County in 2012. Prior to working at Eagle View, Ms. Little taught grades 3-6 at Navy Elementary and spent one year in Central Office supporting the Mount Vernon Pyramid with STEAM integration. Ms. Little earned a Master of Teaching from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Education in Education Leadership from George Mason University. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the great outdoors with her Goldendoodle puppy, Holly.
Mrs. Chinn joined Eagle View as the art specialist in January 2008. She earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a Masters of Art in Teaching Art Education from George Mason University. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and hopes to do more traveling in the future.
Mrs. Smith joined Eagle View as the Art Therapist and Art Specialist in July 2016. She started her teaching career in Fairfax County in 2009. Prior to working at Eagle View, Mrs. Smith taught at Mount Vernon Woods Elementary and Bailey's Elementary Lower. Mrs. Smith earned her Bachlors of Arts for Art Education and Ceramics at Virginia Commonwealth University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family including her two sons and dog, reading, personal art making and working out.
Mrs. Albertson teaches General Music and Chorus. This is her eighth year at Eagle View. Before coming to Eagle View, Mrs. Albertson taught at Silverbrook Elementary in Fairfax County. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Music Education at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, and a Master of Arts in Music Education at the University of Hawai'i. Mrs. Albertson earned her Kodaly certificate in 2011 from George Mason University. She recently joined the teaching faculty in the GMU summer Kodaly course as the pedagogy instructor. She enjoys singing in her Sweet Adeline barbershop chorus, and sings in a competing quartet. She also enjoys spending time at the beach with her family and friends.
Ms. St.John is excited to be a part of the Eagle View Elementary School team as a Music teacher. Her background includes music teaching, as well as teaching Special Education and English, at the elementary through high school levels. She taught in the St.Louis, MO metropolitan area and in Charlotte, NC before moving to the northern Virginia metropolitan area. Her experience teaching music includes a variety of genres, such as general music, choir, band, jazz ensembles, and guitar. Ms. St.John received her B.S. in Music Education from Radford University and an M.M. in Music Performance from University of Georgia. She continues her professional learning, most recently taking courses at Trinity University in Washington, D.C. Ms. St.John is a member of the National Association of Music Educators and performs in the Clarinestique Clarinet Choir, the Medical Music Group Orchestra, and is a continuing substitute performer in orchestras in the area.
Mrs. Johnson is starting her 9th year as a Band Director and her 4th year at Eagle View. While she is a flute player by trade, Mrs. Johnson can play all of the band instruments! She received her Bachelor's in Music Education from George Mason University. In her spare time, Mrs. Johnson enjoys cooking for friends and family and spending time with her puppies.
Mrs. Brown joined Eagle View teaching Strings in 2018. She has taught in FCPS since 2002. She has taught at the high school, middle school and elementary levels. Mrs. Brown earned a Bachelors of Music from the University of South Carolina and a Masters of Music in violin performance from George Mason University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.
Mrs. Cortes joined Eagle View as Librarian in 2006, when the school first opened. She started in the library at Franconia Elementary in 2001 and has been a librarian for 16 years. Mrs. Cortes graduated from SUNY College at Brockport many years ago and received her Masters in Library Science from University at Buffalo in 2001. Originally from the Rochester, New York area, Mrs. Cortes has made her home in Northern Virginia for 16 years and lives here with her husband. Besides the joy of reading, she spends her Sundays in the Fall routing for the Buffalo Bills and loves to go cruising or to the beach whenever possible.
Mr. Longworth joined the Eagle View family in 2010 as a physical education teacher. Prior to teaching, Mr. Longworth, served in the Marine Corps and was deployed to Iraq two times. He also teaches/coaches athletes in Olympic weightlifting and crossfit classes. In his spare time he spends time with his four kids, which keeps him pretty busy.
Mr. Marceron joined Eagle View as one of the Physical Education Teachers in August 2018. Prior to teaching at Eagle View, Mr. Marceron taught Physical Education in Alexandria City Public Schools and Pflugerville ISD in Austin, TX. This will be his 5th year teaching Physical Education. Mr. Marceron earned a Bachelors Degree in Health & Physical Education from George Mason University. In his free time, he enjoys traveling the world and spending time with his family.
In her 19 years as an educator, Amiee Anthony has been privileged to work with students and teachers in a variety of K-6 settings. She has worked as a classroom teacher, ESOL teacher, Reading Resource teacher, and currently as a Reading Specialist where she helped open up Eagle View Elementary in 2005. Her goal is to help support teachers in creating engaging learning experiences that fosters creativity, curiosity, and kindness. Committed to sharing her passion for literacy and learning, she also teaches courses in Balanced Literacy throughout FCPS.
Ms. Weiland joined Eagle View in 2010. She works as an instructional assistant who helps support the Language Arts program as well as performing general IA duties as assigned. Prior to coming to Eagle View, Ms. Weiland volunteered extensively in elementary, middle, and high school roles supporting student academics, and completed courses in Early Childhood Education at Northern Virginia Community College. She and her husband have two adult children, both who enjoy teaching - a daughter who is a teacher in Washington, D.C., and a son who teaches karate. Ms. Weiland enjoys gardening, reading, paddle boarding, and, most of all, spending time with family and friends.
Mrs. Blanchard started her teaching career in Fairfax County in 2006. In addition to teaching 4th grade, Mrs. Blanchard has also been a Math Resource Teacher, STEAM teacher and Math Coach. Mrs. Blanchard earned her degree in Early Childhood Education as well as a Master of Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech. Go Hokies! In her free time, Mrs. Blanchard enjoys spending time with her three children: Jack, Emma and Callum.
Ms. Beatty has been the math assistant at Eagle View for 5 years. She attended The George Mason University School of Music where she double majored in clarinet and saxophone. She has taught music for over 20 years and is a member of The Virginia Grand Military Band, Capital Wind Symphony and The American Balalaika Symphony, as well as a freelance musician in the Washington DC area. Ms. Beatty also loves to help out with all things music at Eagle View! In her free time Ms. Beatty enjoys baking, decorating, crafting and dress shopping! She is a huge fan of Sci-Fi and you can often catch her carrying her stormtrooper clarinet bag around the school.
Ms. Kim joined Eagle View in 2010 as a 5th grade teacher, but has been working as an ESOL teacher for the past 6 years. Ms. Kim started her career as a middle school math teacher in New Jersey then moved to FCPS in 2004 as a classroom teacher grades 4-6. She earned her B.A. at Emory University, and her M.Ed at George Mason University. She enjoys working with children in and out of school and spending time with her three children and husband. Ms. Kim is always on the go either traveling, going on adventure courses, or trying something new.
Ms. Santana has been teaching English Learners in Fairfax County for 16 years, including 5 years at Dogwood Elementary before opening Eagle View Elementary in 2006. She earned an English degree from Colgate University, after learning Spanish in the Dominican Republic which sparked her love of language. Later she obtained a TESOL certificate from American University and a master’s degree in Teaching & New Professional Studies from George Mason University. Ms. Santana spent this summer training to become a yoga teacher. She looks forward to practicing mindfulness and wellness with Eagle View staff, students, and families.
Ms. Zecher joined Eagle View as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in 2013. Prior to working at Eagle View, she worked as an SLP at Oak Hill Elementary in Fairfax County. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from James Madison University and Masters of Education in Speech-Language Pathology from Old Dominion University. Her two teenagers, husband, and goofy hound dog keep her busy at home. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, baking, and gardening.
Ms. Schantz joined Eagle View as a speech language pathologist in January 2018. She started her career as a therapist in Rochester, N.Y. working at the Board of Cooperative Education Services providing early intervention services to children. She then moved to Northern Virginia and has been providing speech and language services to children ranging from birth through high school in various settings. Ms. Schantz earned her Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology at Nazareth College of Rochester. In her free time she enjoys doing triathlons, reading, walking her dog and spending time with her friends and family.
Ms. Gallagher is excited to be the part-time school counselor at Eagle View Elementary. She was a Navy wife for many years and stayed home to raise her three children. After two years as a substitute teacher in Fairfax County, she went back to school and earned her Master's Degree in School Counseling from George Washington University. Ms. Gallagher is a National Certified Counselor and a member of the National Career Development Association. Her hobbies include baking yummy treats, hanging out with neighbors and friends, and teaching young people how to cook.
This will be Ms. Schoonover's fourth year as School Counselor at Eagle View. She is an active member of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and the Virginia Counselor Association (VCA). Ms. Schoonover earned her Bachelor's degree from Radford University with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Master's degree from Marymount University for School Counseling. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to the beach and cheering on the Washington Nationals!