Mrs. Schmidt has been teaching in Loudoun County Public Schools for 20 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from James Madison University and an endorsement in Gifted Education from the University of Virginia. She has been teaching in Loudoun County's gifted programs for 16 years. She currently teaches FUTURA students at Sycolin Creek Elementary. Prior to teaching in Loudoun she taught for 4 years in Fluvanna County Public Schools.