Masons Cove Elementary Special Education Department
Mrs. Annie Lonker- Teacher
I graduated from Emory and Henry College and Radford University. This year is my 18th year of teaching.
My wonderful husband and I have four boys who keep us busy with sports practice and daily wrestling matches in our living room. I like to read and hang out with my boys when I have free time.
Miss Martha Garman - TeacherHello ! My name is Martha Garman. I grew up in the Catawba Valley and Graduated from Glenvar High School in 2009. After graduation I attended Concord University in Athens, WV. In 2014 I graduated with my bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Multi-Catigorical Special Education. I began my teaching career in Fayette County, WV where I taught special education for 3 years. In August of 2016 I began to search for jobs in the Roanoke And New River Valleys. In January 2017 I accepted a job in Special Education with Montgomery County schools. In June 2017 I was blessed again with a job offer in Roanoke County schools at Masons Cove Elementary. Masons Cove and the Catawba Valley have always held a special place in my heart. Having the opportunity to teach at Masons Cove has been a dream of mine.In December of this year I will graduate from Concord University with my masters in Educational Leadership and Supervision. I look forward to becoming a Principal in Roanoke County Schools in the future .In my free time I enjoy gardening , chicken farming, reading a good book and playing with my fur child, Silas.
Ms. Melissa Woods- Special Education Coordinator/ Teacher
This is my first year teaching at Masons Cove Elementary School and my 12th year teaching in the Roanoke County School System. I have a Bachelors of Arts from Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech.
Leslie Berger- Speech/Language Pathologist
Angel Shiflett- Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)
Jennifer Wright- MSPT, DPT- Physical Therapist
Hometown-Topping, VA; Degrees- undergraduate BA in Biology from Hollins College, Master of Science Physical Therapy and Doctor of Physical Therapy from VCU-Medical College of VA. Husband- Rene Reiner, son Piers Sadler Reiner (2 years old)
Nicole Pagano- School Psychologist
https://chadd.org (Children and Adults with ADHD)
www.ldonline.org (Learning Disabilities)