English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Our Special Education program serves our students with diverse needs.

There are many programs at Westlawn ES, as well as in FCPS, that support the implementation of evidence-based practices to increase the academic achievement and the social and emotional competence of students based on individual needs.

Our Special Education Staff

  • Multiple Disabilities Teacher
  • Multiple Disabilities Teacher

    Olivia Brodnax has worked at Westlawn since 2019 as a Special Education Teacher. She was educated in Fairfax County Public Schools. She graduated from the University of Virginia and enjoys watching college sports, spending time with friends and family, and relaxing at home.

  • Instructional Assistant
  • Learning Disabilities Teacher, ES
  • Instructional Assistant
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Learning Disabilities Teacher, ES

    I have been a Learning Specialist at Westlawn Elementary School for 4 years. Both of my boys went to Westlawn, so I've been a part of Westlawn Elementary and the community for over 18 years. I look forward to working with your child this year!

  • Learning Disabilities Teacher, ES
  • Instructional Assistant
  • Elementary Special Education Department Chair

    Formerly Ms. Turnbow, Mrs. Claros joined Westlawn Elementary in 2017. She started as an instructional assistant, then moved to a special education teacher, and then added the local screening committee chair duty. She is now Westlawn's Special Education Department Chair. She has received a bachelor's degree, two master's degrees and one graduate certificate all from George Mason University. Mrs. Claros got married on March 8th, 2022 and recently bought her first home. She loves Stitch and enjoys being a part of the Westlawn Community!

  • Instructional Assistant