Phone: (610)942-8950, Ext. 3145
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Russell is the gifted support teacher at East Ward Elementary and Springton Manor Elementary. She did her undergraduate work at Thiel College obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and earned her Elementary Education Certification. While at Thiel, Mrs. Russell was a division III lettermen in cross country and President of her fraternity, Alpha Gamma Delta. In 1987, Mrs. Russell earned her Masters of Education degree in Reading and Reading Specialist Certification from Clarion University. Mrs. Russell was a Reading Specialist for the Clearfield Area School District and a Reading Teacher for the Central Bucks School District. She came to Downingtown in 1989, teaching third grade at Pickering Valley and spent fourteen years teaching second grade at East Ward Elementary. She is in her tenth year teaching gifted education.