As a senior specialist for the East team, Laura supports schools across South Carolina and Tennessee, and remotely, everywhere. She is most excited about the impact that NIET has on student outcomes by putting powerful tools in the hands of great teachers and school leaders.
Laura taught for over 20 years in middle school and fifth grade, including serving as a TAP master teacher and dean of instruction in a charter middle/high school. She also has experience with corrections education, inpatient behavioral health educational therapy, and recovery education.
Laura was raised in the Air Force and attended Department of Defense schools all over the world. She earned her bachelor's in elementary education at the University of Connecticut, a master's in divergent learning from Columbia College, and is a National Board Certified Generalist.