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Lauren Stafford

Lauren Stafford, M.Ed. currently serves as the Vice President of Visual Learning Solutions for Monarch Teaching Technologies, where she oversees professional development and supports continued development of innovative Web-based technology driven by visual language. She is a former Intervention Specialist focusing on children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in both public and private school settings. Ms. Stafford previously worked at the Monarch School for more than a decade where she also served as an Academic Supervisor, Entry Year Coordinator, LPDC Chairperson, Data Coordinator, and collaborator with Curriculum Design with Children's Hospital Boston.

Some of Lauren's Webinars

Presented by Lauren Stafford Thursday, April 19, 2012
3:00 - 4:00 PM EDT
Presented by Lauren Stafford Thursday, March 22, 2012
3:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

Q & A with Lauren Stafford

If you weren't in education, what do you think you'd be doing and why?

I would be writing and illustrating children’s books. I love the combination of art and storytelling!

When you were a kid, you wanted to be a ______? Why?

An Artist, I loved having a creative outlet, creating something out of nothing!

What's your idea of happiness?

Family, friends, a good book, and good humor! Live, love, laugh more!

The teacher who had the biggest impact on me and why:

Dr. Zuckerman at Kent State University, he always had a way of making you see things outside of the box. He made me appreciate the unexpected!

The biggest problem with K-12 education is:

Too much to learn, too little time…

Do you have a motto you live by?

A day without laughter is a day wasted. Charlie Chaplin

What are your most treasured possessions?

My kids (although I don’t think they would like being referred to as possessions!)

What's the best piece of advice someone ever gave you?

Think before you act! (Clearly this person knew about my issue with impulsivity!)