Lauren is a recent graduate from Johns Hopkins University, where she received her Masters of Education. She has taught special education for the past five years. During her time teaching, she helped 80% of her caseload achieve the ability to read on grade-level, some students even increased eight reading levels by the end of the year. Lauren is passionate about education and education reform for all students to receive an equitable and inclusive education. While teaching she was apart of Urban Teachers, LeadershipISD, and Urban Leaders to help advocate for her students. Currently, Lauren is the Development Manager at Association of American Educators where she continues to impact education reform.