Mrs. Charity Risko (Bechtel) had been in education for almost five years and is excited to be part of the Fairfax County Public Schools system. She has been a second and fourth grade teacher and is looking forward to now being a third grade teacher. Mrs. Risko enjoys bringing STEM activities into her classroom which engage and challenge her students in all subject areas. She understands that education is the foundation of all future success which is why she sets high expectations for her students in order for them to achieve and reach their full potential.
Mrs. Risko holds a Bachelor's Degree from Millersville University of Pennsylvania in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Integrative STEM Education Methods. She is pursuing a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction at University of Nebraska at Kearney. Mrs. Risko resides with her husband and their goldendoodle, Oliver. Her family enjoys traveling, camping, and spending time at the dog park.