Ms. McCleskey is so excited to be a new teacher at Braddock Elementary! She loved school so much that she realized that she wouldn’t ever want to leave, so she decided to become a teacher. Ms. McCleskey earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s in General Elementary Education (K-6) and Special Education (K-12) from the University of Virginia.
Ms. McCleskey now teaches first grade at Braddock and has absolutely loved meeting her new students. She is so excited to create a learning community and family in which all students feel loved, heard, and challenged. Ms. McCleskey’s favorite thing to teach and learn is reading. She loves to read at home, while also making time to hike and run outside. Ms. McCleskey is so excited for a fantastic year full of fun and learning in first grade!