Kearah Donato

Mrs. Donato
Reading Specialist & English Teacher
Room B3


"The foundation for change always rests with positive human relationships."
C. M. Santa

Classes Taught: 

  • Supplemental English 9
  • Literacy Labs for 9th & 10th
  • Tutoring for Reading & Writing SOL exams and WorkKeys exams 

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia - Ed.S. in Reading Education
  • Tufts University - M.A. in Teaching Secondary English
  • Bucknell University - B.A. in English and International Relations 


  • Secondary English
  • Reading Specialist


  • 11 years (and counting!) teaching 9th-12th grade English & Reading classes at East Mont HS, Elliston, VA
  • 2 years teaching 8th grade English at R. Adams Middle School in Holliston, MA
  • 1 year teaching 9th and 10th grade at Fenway High School in Boston, MA

Hobbies & Activities: 

  • Running, hiking, & rock climbing
  • Photography
  • Reading & writing
  • Cooking & gardening
  • Spending time with family & friends

“You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." 
A.A. Milne