Laurie graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. degree in Sociology and a Criminology certificate. Laurie worked in Long Term Care as a social worker and became a Social Service Director for a Continuing Care Retirement Community. She also has experience working in Crisis Intervention and outpatient treatment. After taking off time to raise her family, Laurie returned to the work force, entering the field of education. Most recently, Laurie has spent the last 13 years in Special Education. She has worked with students in grades K-8, specializing in working with adolescents. Laurie joined Prevention Resources in August of 2021.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, music, & reading.