Lauren passionately shares literacy knowledge with educators as she consults with schools. In addition to being a Keys to Literacy trainer, she currently serves as a Reading Specialist at a K-6 Boston school. Having begun teaching as a second-grade teacher, she has over 20 years of experience and continues to be a lifelong learner. Recently, she attained Certified Level Dyslexia training through the Academy of Orton Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. She is also studying Universal Design for Learning as she works to remove barriers for learners and educators. Lauren earned a M.Ed. in Reading for kindergarten through twelfth grade and a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Framingham State University.