Irina Wallen

Irina Wallen

Lead Teacher, Preschool Enrichment

Teacher at GPS since 2023

11 Years of Teaching Experience


Mrs. Wallen joined the team at Golden Pond School after enrolling her son in the Preschool program. She saw first-hand how the engaging, integrated curriculum worked so well to get her son excited and ready to learn. Mrs. Wallen appreciates the academic philosophy of The Golden Pond Way and the warm, nurturing ways of GPS. In her free time, she likes to travel, paint and cook with her family.

“Listen to children with your heart.”

Bachelor of Linguistic

  • Major: German, English
  • Minor: Early Childhood Education
  • Certification: Clinical Date Coding, Northern Virginia Community College