Ms. Campion earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Trinity College in 1993. She immediately went to work for Congressional Quarterly, Inc. a publishing company based in Washington, DC, where she worked on political science text and reference books. When her first child was born, Ms. Campion began working as a freelance editorial consultant for Congressional Quarterly, providing photo research and copyediting services on various projects.
In 2002, Ms. Campion made a career switch to education: her first teaching job was teaching computer skills to children aged 2-7. She returned to school in 2003, and completed a Masters of Education degree in PK-6 and ESL from Marymount University in 2005. Since then, Ms. Campion has worked in various roles, all of them in or with schools. She taught kindergarten, grades 1-4, and grades 6-8 in independent schools in Virginia and South Carolina. From 2009-2012, Ms. Campion worked for the Alliance to Save Energy, managing a K12 schools program that was implemented in over 200 schools across the United States, and 21 schools in Ukraine. In 2014, Ms. Campion joined the Advisory Services team at K12 Insight, where she worked with school districts on research projects on topics including teacher evaluation, professional development, and student, teacher, and community engagement.
Ms. Campion is delighted to join the BASIS Independent McLean community. She is passionate about supporting the development of all students to their highest potential, and she is grateful for the opportunity to support teachers and students as they build an exemplary learning community.
When she is not at school, Ms. Campion is likely reading, practicing yoga, walking her dog, or laughing with her family.