Meet Your Administrators
Director of Staffing, Student Affairs, and Teacher Retention:
Laura graduated from Butler University, Indianapolis with her BS in Elementary Education in 2000. She began her career as a lead teacher in an infant room in a NAEYC certified daycare. From there she became a 4th grade teacher, then Title I Facilitator at the Academy of Detroit-West, Redford (now Detroit West Preparatory Academy). In 2006, she earned her MA in Education and a Reading Specialist Endorsement from University of Michigan, Dearborn. In January of 2008, she was hired as a Title I teacher in Willow Run. In 2009, she became the WRCS Title I/Assessment Coordinator. In 2011, she also became the Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds for WRCS. Laura earned her Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from University of Michigan, Flint, in 2013. Laura was hired as the Director of Academic Programs for YCS July, 2013. In July 2015, Laura was appointed as the Director of Staffing, Student Affairs, and Teacher Retention. Laura has been married for 10 years to her husband and has two daughters, one step-daughter, and two step-sons.