Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Samantha Youlen
This is my ninth year teaching in Manassas City Public Schools. I am in my sixth year at Weems Elementary, and my previous years were with Jennie Dean Elementary. I have a bachelors degree in sociology, elementary eduaction, special education, general curriculum, and a masters Degree in english language instruction. While teaching in the self-contaioned multi-categorical k-4 special education classroom at Weems Elementary, I was nominated and recieved the Apple Award for Manassas City Public School in 2012.
I am originially from Syracuse, NY were I attended LeMoyne College, and Played division I lacrosse. Then, went on to coach the Osbourn Eagles Woman's Lacrosse Team for a number of years. Also, I was a head coach for the Girls On The Run program at Weems Elementary and enjoy living a healthy and active lifestyle. Currently, I live in Manassas with my husband, daughter, dog, and cat. My favorite part of teaching is watching students grow, and helping students take ownership of their learning, to be successful inside and outside the classroom. Please visit the ESOL Team Page for announcements and resources.