Director of Partnerships
Lauren oversees Leading Educators partnerships with schools, districts, states, and organizations, and builds upon new opportunities for partnership around the country. Lauren came to Leading Educators following her post as the Academic Director of Bard Early College in New Orleans, where she recruited and supported students and faculty. Her work in teaching began with her 9th grade English students at New Orleans Charter Math and Science High School in 2007, but Lauren's interest in education has been with her from a young age as a student in New Orleans public schools. Lauren holds a B.A. in English Literature from Smith College and an M.A. in Education Policy from Brown University.