Laura has been teaching in the South Washington County School district for 16 years, mainly as a dual language teacher at a Spanish immersion school. Teaching is a second career for Laura, who began as a technology specialist. Laura holds a BS in Management of Information Technology, two masters – one in Teaching and one in Leadership – as well as a certificate in Gifted Education. She loves helping students explore their limitations, work through difficult problems, and discover their own potential. Laura enjoys woodworking, cooking, traveling, and exploring new learning.