Carolyn Setash will begin her fifth year teaching at Maury in 2014. She previously taught first through third grade at C.W. Harris Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C. While there, Ms. Setash received the Rubenstein Award for Highly Effective Teaching in 2013. She also led the school’s family engagement practices with their partnership with the Flamboyan Foundation. Ms. Setash is passionate about closing the achievement gap and is most excited about creating a classroom climate in which every student is able to feel confident, take risks, and meet their goals.
In her spare time, Ms. Setash loves playing with her two dogs Annie and Pepper, fixing up her new home in D.C., and rock climbing at the local climbing gym.
Ms. Setash holds a B.S. in elementary education with a minor in special education from the University of Maryland, College Park.
She is thrilled to join the fourth grade team at Maury and looks forward to meeting all of her students and families.