Upper School Science Teacher
B.S., Biology & Society, Cornell University
An Upper School advisor and chair of the Westridge Science Department, Laura joined Westridge in 2008 with independent school experience teaching middle school science as well as biology, Global Science, nutrition, and oceanography. Her interest in health – through nutrition as well as physical activities including tennis, swimming, hiking, yoga, and triathalons – have contributed to additional professional experience as a swimming and water polo coach. A proponent of hands-on learning, Laura has traveled with students to the Galápagos Islands, Belize, and Costa Rica to study tropical ecology.