Lauren joins Noodle Partners with nearly a decade of experience in education, and spent the past five years at Success Academy. She began as an Education Manager and soon became a Scholar Support Manager, a role in which she ensured that students with disabilities received the appropriate supports they needed to be successful across a cohort of schools. Lauren joined Tech for America where she taught 9th grade Special Education in Washington D.C for 2 years, and earned her Masters in Special Education from George Mason University while teaching. She is passionate about helping students find the right place to practice the skills they are learning in the classroom. She graduated from Cornell University in 2011.