Laurie was born and raised in Oregon. She has a degree Merchandising/Marketing and her Master’s in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University. Outdoor education is her passion and she looks forward to including that in her classroom environment. Laurie has experience in K-8th grade curriculum development, conflict resolution and teaching adult education workshops through working with the Girl Scouts of Oregon and SW Washington. Additionally, she is a certified Wilderness First Responder with National Outdoor Leadership School.
Laurie joins BCA with a passion to partner with families and a desire to help students accomplish their individual goals. In her free time, she can be found hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, tending to a tree farm or supporting her daughter’s high school activities. This year Laurie returns to BCA for her third year.