Laurie believes that all learners have strengths which can be utilized to expand their knowledge, skills, attitude, and confidence in areas where they need growth and support. She has four decades of experience teaching and tutoring all ages. She thoroughly enjoys language and literacy! She has her D.Ed. in Elementary Education from IUP, her Master’s in Early Childhood Education from Campbell University, and her Bachelor’s in Music Education from East Carolina University. She enjoys gardening, music, and dance!