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Laura serves as director of education at GPB. Her role includes planning and implementing education projects and overseeing educational content for teachers and students. Laura taught middle grades and high school English language arts and journalism for 11 years. Most recently, she served as instructional learning manager at Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning where she managed curriculum and instruction initiatives, including the development of resources and training for Georgia’s early learning programs. Laura is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. She received her master's degree in English Education and her education specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College.

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Governor Deal To Serve As Keynote For 2015 STEM Education Awards

Governor Nathan Deal and Shan Cooper, VP and GM for Lockheed Martin will serve as keynote presenters for the 4th annual STEM Education Awards at the Carlos Center in Atlanta on August 28,...

August 10, 2015 - 12:14pm
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Boost Instruction With Award-Winning PBS TeacherLine Courses

Looking for a fun, flexible, and collaborative professional learning opportunity? As a brand teachers know and trust, PBS TeacherLine offers courses that make learning truly come alive. These courses...

August 7, 2015 - 9:45am
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Back To School: Georgia's Tax Free Weekend Starts Tomorrow!

The first day of school is just around the corner. For most Georgia families, that means it's time for some back to school shopping. Luckily, Georgia shoppers can shop Friday and Saturday without...

July 30, 2015 - 9:54am
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Virtual Field Trip Series: Behind the Scenes

The GPB education team is on the road again! We are traveling all over Georgia to gather content for our upcoming Virtual Field Trip series. We understand how important it is for students to learn...

July 28, 2015 - 10:58am
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Camp Google: A New Summer Camping Experience for Kids

Get ready for a new kind of summer camping experience with Camp Google! This new month-long online science camp for kids begins July 13. According to their website, “Camp Google is a free camp...

July 10, 2015 - 11:15am

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