Director/ Preschool Teacher
Laurie moved out to Yamhill County in 2008 from Portland. She had previously worked at a few different Portland Public Schools in varies positions. What influenced Laurie to enter the teaching field has been a combination of her natural instincts to line everybody up and teach them something new, and her consistent passion to improve the quality of life through community and collaboration. Her nurturing, but firm demeanor resulted in working as an educational assistant, primary in special education and one-on-one settings. Laurie have endured exceptional circumstances and achieved success at statistically defining odds. She sees the good in all living things. Laurie is currently working on her bachelor’s degree, and has two teenage boys. Her favorite pass time is “spring cleaning,” anytime of the year.