Mrs. McWilliams has been teaching art in Loudoun County since 1989. This year she looks forward to teaching 6th graders. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Advertising from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1978, as well as a Masters of Science degree in Art Education in 1984. Most recently, she received a graduate certificate in Teacher Leadership from George Mason University. While most of her experience has been in the middle school, she also has taught art at the elementary and high school levels. She enjoys working with children of all ages, and likes to read, bike, create art, and spend time with her family.