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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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The Breman Museum Offers Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust

The Breman Jewish Heritage Museum is hosting a five-day Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust beginning June 15. The institute is for educators and includes in-depth seminars led by Holocaust...

June 8, 2015 - 12:44pm
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Becoming a Seamless Technology Integrator

Seamless. Transparent. Purposeful. Three words that should come to mind when we think about incorporating technology in the 21st century classroom. Today’s teachers have the latest and greatest...

May 27, 2015 - 1:16pm
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Something Seriously Silly for the Whole Family

Bunnies and elephants and pigeons, oh my!  The High Museum of Art has something seriously silly coming to Atlanta starting May 23 through January 2016. They will be highlighting the work of Mo...

May 20, 2015 - 10:17am
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Judson Women's Leadership Conference Takes Place on June 24

The annual Judson Women’s Leadership Conference will take place at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavillion, Wednesday, June 24, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The conference was created as a...

May 18, 2015 - 4:35pm
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Dig Into Mining with Discovery Education

We all want to inspire students to be curious and explore the world around them - that's how they learn! To encourage exploration, Discovery Education and Freeport-McMoRan have partnered to...

May 13, 2015 - 4:13pm

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