Posts in Curriculum Developer
Ms. Katie

Katie graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Integrated Studies in Special Education. Following graduation, Katie moved back to Richmond, Virginia where she began working at a Special Education Collaborative Teacher in Henrico County Schools. She taught collaboratively in both 1st and 4th grade while working in Henrico. In 2015 she accepted a position at XZone as the Education Coordinator. Currently, Miss Rhodes spends her time developing interactive lessons in all content areas, including character-based principles. She also gets the joy of teaching her interactive lessons to her middle and high school students. Miss Rhodes began working with Writing Symphony in the Fall of 2018. She is enjoying developing relationships with her students both here in the United States and in China. She believes all students are uniquely made and teach her as much as she teaches them.

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Mary Jeffery

Wendy Howard brings over 10 years of teaching experience, working with students of all ages in both education institutions and homeschool cooperatives. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Language Arts. She seeks to instill confidence in each of the students she works with, giving them to tools they need to express themselves well. Wendy brings a passion for teaching the fundamentals of grammar and language arts to students of all ages.

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Ms. Janey

Janey brings a background in writing and English Language instruction, academic research and business communications. As a former copywriter and certified ESL instructor, she has helped many students boost their academic performance in Reading, Writing, English Language Arts and SSAT/SAT verbal test preparation.


She began her teaching career as a writing tutor at the University of Washington and later as an English Language Instructor at a top-tier private school abroad. Janey has also worked as a business consultant and researcher for major nonprofits such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the UW Center for Human Rights. As an instructor, Janey enjoys working with all age groups and brings a teaching style that is engaging, and personable. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Washington.

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Ms. MJ

Amazingly energetic and driven, MJ quickly became one of the most beloved instructor by parents and students at Writing Symphony.  She assists hundreds of students with the development of skills in reading, grammar, vocabulary and speech to build a solid foundation for high-school, university and workplace English communication.

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Ms. Wendy

Wendy Howard brings over 10 years of teaching experience, working with students of all ages in both education institutions and homeschool cooperatives. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Language Arts. She seeks to instill confidence in each of the students she works with, giving them to tools they need to express themselves well. Wendy brings a passion for teaching the fundamentals of grammar and language arts to students of all ages.

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