Laura was a teacher for seventeen years in both New York and North Carolina. She has taught pre-school, kindergarten and first grade along with teaching reading and resource programs. Teaching students to read and to develop life-long learning skills are Laura’s passions. Prior to teaching, Laura had several other successful careers in the fields of insurance, legal investigation and medical office management. She and her family moved to Wilmington over ten years ago and she loves the area. Laura’s free time is filled with reading, music, volunteering and spending time with her family.