Ms. Buchanan, special education teacher, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (Hail to Pitt!) with a bachelor's degree in Applied Developmental Psychology in 2012 and with a master's degree in Instruction and Learning in 2013. She has been teaching since 2013, first outside Pittsburgh before relocating to Fairfax county in 2016. She loves watching sports and is a huge Pittsburgh sports fan as well as women's soccer, including the USWNT and Washington Spirit. She has been drumming since age 10 and started a bucket drumming group here at Providence a few years ago. She loves to spend time with her cat Rocky aka Rocket Cat, her 2 nephews and niece, and her friends.