Mrs. Nowinski began her career as a third grade teacher in Chesterfield County, Virginia. She later taught pre-kindergarten for five years in Lausanne, Switzerland at the International School of Lausanne. Mrs. Nowinski also has experience as a private tutor and a Kindermusic educator.
Mrs. Nowinski has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Virginia Tech. She is endorsed by the State of Virginia in Early Childhood Education (grades NK-4), Middle Education (grades 4-8), and English as a Second Language (grades K-12). In 2010, she graduated from Shenandoah University with a master’s degree in Education with a specialty in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). This is Mrs. Nowinski's sixth year as an ELL Teacher at Cedar Lane.