Laurie joined the Ascension team in September of 2015. She loves the philosophy of the school with it's heart to love, nurture, and grow children. Laurie has always had a passion for caring for others. This is evidenced by positions she's held as a care-taker, studies in early childhood education, and volunteering in the classes and activities of her own kids as they were growing up. She loves spending time with her own kids, hiking, making jewelry, going to the movies and having tea with her girlfriends. Laurie has a son who is 17 and a daughter who is 13.