Dawn Morton

Job Title: 

Targeted Reading Teacher


Dawn Morton



My name is Dawn Morton and this is my 4th year at Thurmont Primary School.    I have lived in Libertytown for the last 26+ years with my husband Steve.  I am originally from Baltimore, Md but grew up in Montgomery County where I taught for 14 years before coming to FCPS 14 years ago.  We have a son, Willie, who is almost 24 years old and graduated form Salisbury University My 232year old daughter, Torrie, is working on her cosmetology license. 

I hold an AA from Montgomery College and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with my BS in Education. I went on to earn a MA in Early Childhood Education from Hood College. I also completed my Reading Specailist Certification from Hood College and have just about completed my Educational Administration Certification from McDaniel College. I have previously taught Head Start, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 and 3 Reading and was also a Literacy Specialist for 11 years here at FCPS. I have a love for working with primary age students so I am thoroughly enjoying my work here at TPS. 

I look forward to working with the students at TPS and helping them to achieve in reading.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at 240-236-2809 dawn.morton@fcps.org