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Laura serves as education manager 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

The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Invites Kids To Create Healthy Lunch Recipes

In an effort to raise national awareness about the importance of healthy cooking and eating, First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S.Department of...

March 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
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Student Filmmakers Awarded At The Georgia Movie Academy Annual Competition

Georgia has some young filmmakers on the rise! This year, 43 teams made up of 291 K-12 students entered the Georgia Movie Academy video production and digital storytelling annual competition. The...

March 29, 2016 - 11:44am
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School Spotlight: Coweta County's Central Educational Center

The first things you notice when you walk in the front doors at Central Educational Center (CEC) in Coweta County are the many flags hanging in the lobby. The flags represent 18 countries that have...

March 28, 2016 - 12:01pm
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The Third Annual Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference

Celebrating Tradition...

March 16, 2016 - 9:13am
Education Matters

Atlanta Science Festival And Exploring The Next Generation Of Scientists

You’ve probably heard the emphasis that leaders in education and politics are placing on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. But how will it impact students? What can families do...

March 14, 2016 - 3:45pm