P3 # 132 Abby French

By Noa Daniel

Passionate educators connect weekly to address questions, explore perspectives and learn from each other.

Abigail French is an accomplished presenter, an online instructional coach and mentor, an educational course designer, and a sixth grade teacher at Peter Muhlenberg Middle School in Woodstock, Virginia.

Abby is passionate about facilitating teacher and student growth in the areas of student self-assessment, student-led learning experiences, and the inclusion of 21st Century skills. Most recently, Abby has been selected as one of 21 educators across the United States as a member of the ASCD Class of 2020 Emerging Leaders Program.

In addition to teaching, Abby serves as a board member with UnisonEDU, a non-profit organization committed to providing equitable professional development to schools. She also advocates for public education and better working conditions for teachers and students as an officer with the Shenandoah County Education Association. Outside of school, Abby enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family, preferably outdoors.