Meet our administrative team
Ms. Hunstad is a member of the Herndon community and was an Assistant Principal at Herndon Elementary School prior to her appointment as Principal at Fairhill Elementary School. Ms. Hunstad has over 15 years of experience as a teacher and school administrator. Ms. Hunstad received her Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from Mary Washington University, a Master of Science in Education, Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University, and her endorsement in Administration and Supervision from the University of Virginia.
Under her leadership, Fairhill Elementary School received multiple awards including the Virginia Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award, the Virginia Board of Education Purple Star School Designation for demonstrating a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military, and the Department of Education Blue Ribbon Award for demonstrating progress towards excellence and closing gaps in achievement.
Ms. Baxter is a product of Fairfax County Public Schools. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from George Mason University. This is her twelfth year working in Fairfax County, where she has taught 1st and 3rd grade before becoming an Assistant Principal here at Herndon.