Suzanne teaches grades K-5 at Friendship Public Charter School Online (FPCSO) in Washington, D.C. She loves teaching in a virtual environment, where the focus is on learning! Suzanne brings 20 years of experience in education and community development. She has taught in public and private schools, served as division director for the American Heart Association (AHA), and as community relations coordinator for EEI, one of the largest women-owned companies in the U.S. After raising over $1 million for AHA, she returned to her first love: teaching. Suzanne earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in education: teaching and learning. She is highly qualified in reading and language acquisition and middle school English language arts. Suzanne lives in Haymarket, Virginia, with her husband, Rick, and their dog, Ginger. She enjoys swimming, traveling, decorating, the arts, the Washington Nationals, and keeping up with their sons.