Laura received a BS from University of Massachusetts in Environmental Science and afterwards, graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a MAT in secondary education. Laura is passionate about teaching biology and is currently working at South Hadley High School, teaching Biology.
She was initially drawn to the M.A.T. program at Mount Holyoke College because of the focus on multicultural education and the partnership with EL Education. As a teacher, she wanted to tap into students’ innate curiosity about life on earth and she hopes to facilitate critical thinking about the unique challenges of science in the twenty-first century.