Dana Kilrain began teaching as a first grade assistant this year after being a sub at Loudoun Country Day School. She has a degree from Virginia Tech with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. She is a native Virginian and lifelong baker. She and her husband Michael, live in Purcellville and have five children. A son who graduated from UVA, a daughter who graduated from JMU, a son who is a junior in Homeland Security at VCU, a son who is a freshman in Communications at JMU and a son who is a sophomore at a boarding school, The Lawrenceville School. She enjoys watching any college sports- especially football and lacrosse, listening to podcasts, walks on the beach, and traveling with her family.