This is Ms. Compher’s first year as a Rocket! She previously taught 3rd grade, 3rd grade advanced academics, and was a math and STEAM resource teacher with FCPS. Originally from Tampa Florida, Ms. Compher graduated from the University of Central Florida (Go Knights, Charge On!) with a degree in Elementary Education. Upon graduating she moved to the DMV to escape the heat and be closer to the mountains. After teaching for several years she began to see the value in providing integrative, hands-on learning experiences to all students, so she pursued her masters in Integrative STEM Instruction and Curriculum from Virginia Tech. In addition, she has endorsements in reading and ESOL, and a graduate certificate in gifted education. Ms. Compher loves to be outdoors and enjoys backpacking, running, and exploring new cities. She looks forward to joining the Rose Hill Community and can't wait to learn along with you!