Managing Director of Program Design
Laura designs and facilitates sessions, assessments, and online content to support our Fellowship program and Strategic Support Initiative partners. Before joining Leading Educators, Laura worked in the Office of Professional Learning at the Chicago Public Schools, where she led professional development and founded a teacher leadership cohort to support teachers with the CPS Framework for Teaching and teacher evaluations. Laura started her career teaching reading and writing to middle schoolers on Chicago’s south side. Laura graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Psychology and earned her M.Ed. in Literacy, Language, and Culture from the University of Illinois at Chicago.