Mrs. King joined Coates Elementary in 2017. Before becoming an Assistant Principal in 2014, she was a middle school math teacher and an Instructional Coach at middle school and elementary school. Mrs. King graduated from West Virginia University with a masters degree in elementary education with an emphasis in math and science. She later obtained her endorsement in Administration/Supervision from the University of Virginia. When not at school, she enjoys time with her family, traveling to the beach, and spending time outdoors.
Acting Assistant Principal
Mrs. Gray is excited to serve as the Acting Assistant Principal at Coates. For the past few years, she has served as an ESOL Resource Teacher in the Office of School Support. Prior to this, she spent time as an elementary ESOL teacher and elementary classroom teacher in FCPS. Mrs. Gray was born in Indiana and graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Elementary Education. In 2005, she relocated to Northern Virginia and began her career in FCPS as a kindergarten teacher. In 2012, she received her master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Multilingual/Multicultural Education followed by a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from George Mason University. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, two children, and dog.