Degrees and Certifications:

BA in Music M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with Gifted Endorsement Candidate for Ed.S. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies May 2024

Mrs. Natalie Duncan

Hello!  My name is Natalie Duncan and I am the Gifted Resource Teacher for Activ8 STEM Academy, GLH Johnson Elementary and IW Taylor Virtual Elementary School.  I have 17 years of experience teaching instrumental and vocal music, 6th grade math, and gifted education.  I have a Bachelor of Music from Virginia Wesleyan University, completed teacher certification coursework at Old Dominion University, a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with the Gifted Endorsement, and I am currently a student at Virginia Tech earning an Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with principal licensure. 

I look forward to serving the students and families of DPS through integrated, innovative, and accelerated learning opportunities.  I can be reached via email at or by calling the school your child attends.

If there are questions about gifted referrals, the gifted referral process, or gifted services, please feel free to contact me.