Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Laura Manzolina
Reading Specialist: Laura Manzolina, M.Ed.
Mrs. Manzolina is pleased to be one of Cardinal Ridge's Reading Specialist. She taught the PALS Reading Program at Cardinal Ridge Elementary School (grades K-3) for the past three years. Prior to that, she taught first, third, and fourth grades in Florida and in Fairfax County, Virginia. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida, a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Northwestern State University, and a Post-Graduate Endorsement as a Reading Specialist from George Mason University. Mrs. Manzolina is passionate about inspiring readers to become “lifelong learners” through the implementation of a comprehensive literacy program. Mrs. Manzolina feels privileged to be a part of the Cardinal Ridge Elementary team as one of it’s charter members, and is looking forward to another fantastic 2017-2018 school year working with students, teachers, parents, and community members.