January 17, 2020
Virtus Academy welcomes our new assistant principal Mrs. Brittany Hamilton. Mrs. Hamilton will serve Virtus Academy in the areas of curriculum design and professional development. She has extensive experience in Project Based Learning and has been trained by the Buck Institute for Education, the premier PBL professional learning network. She has a Master of Education degree in Divergent Learning from Columbia College and is currently in progress of completing her second Master of Education degree in Educational Administration and Leadership. Mrs. Hamilton has been a professional certified educator for 14 years serving as a teacher in grades 4 and 6, a K-5 math interventionist, and as a school-wide technology and PBL leader. As an award-winning educator, she has experience leading professional development in curriculum, PBL, and educational technology at the local, state, and national levels. Brittany served as technology coordinator at Spaulding Middle School and modeled her classroom with the PBL design. She also has extensive experience with flipped classrooms (technology based mini-content lessons at home and applied learning at school), teaching with DBQ’s (document based questions using primary sources for research and inquiry). We are excited to have someone with Brittany’s experience and expertise to join our Virtus Academy family.