Laurie was raised in Needham and graduated from Brandeis University, Boston College School of Law, and Hebrew College. Laurie has taught Judaic Studies and prayerbook Hebrew for more than twenty years at area synagogue schools. She has experience writing curriculum, leading retreats and using the local community as a classroom as a religious school Director of Education too. Laurie enjoys the outdoors, photography and reading and works as an ABA Therapist for the Boston Public Schools. Laurie is looking forward to creating an experiential learning environment for students in grade seven in the fall.