George Lucas Educational Foundation

Lauren Kaufman

Director of Literacy

Lauren Kaufman’s passion is to empower teachers to lead and develop lifelong-literacy practices in all learners. She’s a director of literacy K-12 in Long Island, NY, has served as an assistant principal, teacher, literacy specialist, and instructional coach. Lauren has led teams developing a comprehensive approach to literacy, provided job-embedded professional development,, and leads with a coaching mindset. She shares her learning on her own blog and is a contributing author in educational journals, George Couros' #BecauseOfATeacher and Lainie Rowell’s #EvolvingWithGratitude.

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