Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Taylor is thrilled to begin her 3rd year at Cedar Lane as an EL teacher! This will be her 21st year as an educator. She previously taught first grade in Frederick County, VA. Public Schools as well as Loudoun County Public Schools. Laura is a graduate of Loudoun County High School. She attended Radford University, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She earned her Master of Science in Education from Shenandoah University, and obtained her EL certificate in 2017.
Laura has been married to her husband, Chris, for 26 years and they reside in Winchester, VA. She has two children. Her daughter Abbey graduated from Radford University this past spring. She is a graphic designer for Shentel. Her son Carson is a sophomore at Radford University majoring in Finance and Accounting. When Laura is not teaching, she enjoys going to the beach, spending time with family, or curling up with a good book! Laura got a new Goldendoodle puppy this summer named Lila. She is so much fun, and is a big love bug!
Laura is looking forward to building relationships with her students and their families. She cannot wait to assist her students as they learn this year, and see the excitement that comes through active engagement and discovery!