Mary Beth Britten
BA in English from Virginia Tech; MAT from Austin Peay
Research and academic writing, self-care, pets, health
Mary Beth is a high school English teacher in the Richmond area. She is passionate about giving her students a voice and prides herself on helping them understand the importance of the written word. Whether it be academic writing or copywriting, she knows how to reach and engage with her intended audience. Her favorite part of the school day is when a light bulb goes off in a student's mind while they’re writing. Mary Beth received her Bachelor’s degree in English and her Master’s degree in Teaching Secondary English. She has taught grades 7th-12th in her professional career, teaching students in Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, and Ethiopia. Recently, she has ventured into a career in copywriting. Outside of teaching and copywriting, Mary Beth has enjoyed traveling the world. When she’s not on a long-distance adventure, she’s enjoying a local restaurant with friends or a trail with her German Shepherd mix, Willow.