Lois F. Berlin, Ed.D.
Lois Berlin has been an educator for 36 years in the United States and the United Kingdom. She taught middle school aged students for five years outside of Aberdeen, Scotland in the Camphill Rudolf Steiner Schools for children with special needs.
On her return to the United States in 1980, Lois became a teacher in the Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS). Her nine years in the classroom in Alexandria included teaching special education preschool and primary age students. In 1989, Lois became the assistant principal at Cora Kelly Magnet School, a large magnet school with a science, math and technology focus. Her role included staff development, curriculum development, management and program development. In 1992 Lois became an elementary school principal at Jefferson-Houston Elementary School and assumed the principalship of George Mason Elementary School in 1996.
In 2002, Lois was appointed Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for ACPS and in 2004 she was appointed Superintendent of the Falls Church City Public Schools in Falls Church, Virginia.
Lois received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, her master’s degree in early childhood/special education from George Washington University and her doctorate in educational leadership from Virginia Tech.