Teaching: Middle School Special Education
At PALCS Since: 2023
Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University
Master of Education in Special Education from Slippery Rock University
Certificate in Gifted Studies from Regent University, Virginia Beach
Brief Biography: Mrs. Cottom has been in the education field for 21 years. Prior to joining the PALCS team she has been a gifted resource teacher and classroom teacher. The last two years were spent as a virtual teacher for Virtual Virginia. Mrs. Cottom grew up in the Pittsburgh area and recently moved back to the area with her husband and two sons.