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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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Georgia Educator Named 2016 PBS LearningMedia Lead Digital Innovator

This week, PBS announced the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. Now in its fourth year, the program honors educators from across the country who exemplify excellence in using technology and...

April 13, 2016 - 9:05am
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Watch The 2016 Georgia High School Musical Theatre (Shuler) Awards Live

The 8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – Shuler Hensley Awards - will be presented at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 21. GPB will be airing the show live starting...

April 12, 2016 - 10:48am
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Local High School Hosts Screening Of Documentary 'Some Kind Of Spark'

On Monday, April 18, 2016, Chamblee Charter High School will host a special screening of Some Kind of Spark, a feature-length documentary that follows five kids as they embark on a life-changing...

April 11, 2016 - 9:02am
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Explore The Life And Legacy Of Jackie Robinson

“Jackie Robinson was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jackie Robinson, the two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah...

April 7, 2016 - 3:42pm
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Classroom Resources For National Poetry Month

April 2016 is the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month. Over the years, National Poetry Month has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries,...

April 5, 2016 - 11:30am