Laurie is a 3rd grade teacher at San Elijo Elementary near San Diego, CA. She is also the Tech Lead Teacher at her school, helping other teachers develop tech skills and incorporate technology in their lessons. She created a Tech Team of students who work after school to learn programming and Google Apps.These students then help their peers and their teachers.

Laurie loves incorporating global connections into the elementary curriculum and is excited to have her school participate in the Global Codeathon for the 2nd year.