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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.

Recent Blog Posts

Education Matters

Summer Learning Activities For Kids

As kids spend time outside the classroom this summer, GPB is releasing all-new content and resources to help keep them active and encourage exploration at home and outdoors with their favorite...

June 17, 2016 - 11:54am
Education Matters

First Annual Old Fourth Ward 5K To Benefit Atlanta's Hope-Hill Elementary

This Saturday, approximately 750 runners will hit the pavement for a good cause! The Hope-Hill Elementary Foundation is hosting the first annual Old Fourth Ward 5K benefitting Hope-...

June 15, 2016 - 1:52pm
Education Matters

Remembering The Legend: Muhammad Ali

On Friday, June 6, 2016, the world mourned the loss of Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxing champion and social activist. He died at the age of 74 after a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease....

June 6, 2016 - 4:11pm
Education Matters

Metro Atlanta Teens Can Jumpstart Their TV Production Career This Summer

Hundreds of teens in eight cities, including Atlanta, will ‘replace the pros’ this summer, taking over camera to lighting to sound during a free weeklong experience that teaches real-life...

June 3, 2016 - 11:35am
Education Matters

GPB And Discovery Education Expand Partnership Serving Students And Educators Statewide

GPB Education and Discovery Education announced this week a new phase of its 16-year partnership. In the latest stage of this collaboration, GPB has upgraded the digital content service available to...

June 2, 2016 - 10:48am