Laura started at Hope House as a volunteer with the Early Learning Program in June 2014 and joined staff as an Early Learning Teaching in January 2015. She holds a MA in Child Development with a specialization in Infant Studies from Erikson Institute and a B.S. in Psychology from Denison University.  Laura has also served as a lead infant teacher and a classroom coordinator at a Goddard school and has also volunteered in a NICU. Laura says working with children feeds her soul and that she Ioves developing relationships with teen moms and their beautiful children.