Meet Mrs. Lawrence...Professional Background:
Ola Elementary School2018-PresentGifted "S.C.R.E.A.M." LabGrades 1-5Unity Grove ElementaryGifted Support Teacher/STEM Lab Facilitator2014-2018Gifted Education Support TeacherGrades: 1&2 ('17-'18),K,1, 2 (16-17), K-5 (14-16)Instructor/Co-author, Gifted Endorsement ClassHenry County Schools2011-Present2007-2014:Woodland ElementaryS.A.G.E. Teacher&Gifted Education Collaborative Teacher, Grades K-52001-2007-2nd grade teacher-Pleasant Grove Elementary
2006Awarded "Master Teacher" Designation1999-2001-3rd grade teacher, East Clayton Elementary
Gifted Ed. Endorsement1997-2001-
Staff Development & InTech Instructor,
Clayton County1996-2001-K/1, 1st, 2nd grade teacher, Pointe South Elementary1993-1996-Per diem and long-term substitute, East Rock Elementary, New Haven, CT1985-1987-Pre-K teacher; Rosa Lee Young Childhood Center, Rockeville Centre, NY1984-1985-First grade teacher, St. Mathias R.C. School, Queens, NYEducation:Lincoln Memorial UniversityEd.S.-Curriculum and Instruction, 2010Walden University,M.S. in Elementary Reading and Literacy, 2003Mt. St. Mary CollegeB.A.- English/Elementary Ed., 1983Newburgh Free Academy, 1979Family:Husband, Dennis; sons, Michael & AndrewDog: Nissa-The world's most AMAZING Australian ShepherdCat: Really Rosie
Where I've Lived...
Born and lived in Brooklyn, NY. Bensonhurst, precisely.
Lived in New Windsor, NY, Elmont, NY, Valley Stream, NY, West Haven, CT, New Haven, CT, and McDonough, GA, since 1996.
A few of my favorite things....
~Teaching Gifted Education
~Reading (ALWAYS!)~Swimming & diving
~Traveling-especially to the Caribbean!
~Spending time with my family and friends
~The beach-ANY beach!
I've traveled to:
More than half the states in the U.S.; Italy, Jamaica, Cancun, Xpu-Ha, Niagra Falls (U.S. & Canadian side); Yellowstone; Mt. Rushmore, Grand Canyon, Painted Desert, Nassau, Bahamas, Roatan, Belize, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Kits, Grand Turks, & Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, St. John, & Curacao.One of our favorite places is Sanibel-Captiva, and Pine Island, Florida. We are planning our retirement home in Bokeelia, FL.~Music...all but country!~Thunderstorms~Snow