Ms. Laura Kohler
Supervisor of Special Services and ELL Pre K - 12
Ms. Kohler started her career as a teacher in a self-contained setting for students with emotional disabilities before moving into administration. She has worked as a special education director at multiple schools and also served as an elementary school assistant principal.
Ms. Kohler holds a Bachelor's degree in Human Development with a Minor in Inequality Studies from Cornell University, a Master's degree in Special Education from Arizona State University, a second Master's degree in Psychological Counseling from Columbia University, and an Education Specialist degree in Education, Leadership, Management, and Policy from Seton Hall University.
Ms. Kohler is eager to support the district’s mission of creating the programming necessary to serve students with a wide range of needs and ensure that students with special needs and English Language Learners receive the services they deserve. Through her administrative work in special education, she has coordinated Response to Intervention Programs, managed out-of-district placements, developed specialized programs for students with disabilities, created crisis prevention plans, and built cohesive teams centered around the shared vision of student success for all.
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