Mrs. Spitzer grew up in Alexandria, VA and attended Fairfax County Public Schools. She attended North Carolina State University and the University of Mary Washington for undergraduate school and earned her B.A. in Sociology. Mrs. Spitzer returned to Northern Virginia and taught 7th grade math at Walt Whitman Middle School, Stephen Foster Middle School, and Bryant Middle School. After 12 years of teaching, she went on to attend Virginia Tech where she earned her M.A. in Counseling. Mrs. Spitzer enjoys traveling, socializing, boating, and spending time with her husband, 2 daughters, and black lab, Jackson.