Laura began working at Carmelo in 1997. She has been working in Early Childhood education for 30 years. She has taught Infants, toddlers, pre-school and school age children. She has worked in administration of various types of child development programs for five years.
Laura holds a California State Child Center master teaching credential, and a Child Development Program Director Permit. She earned her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and her Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies.
Laura directs Carmelo Child Development Center, Apple Pie preschool, River Rec and Tular Rex before and after school recreation programs. Laura began directing the Adult School Co-op program in 2016.