About Laura:

  • Experience: 3 years in independent schools; 5 years as a consultant for state-level department of public instruction
  • Personal: no children, but she’s a kid at heart
  • Community: Library Journal "Mover and Shaker”, club advisor
  • Likes: Comic books and pocket protectors
  • Dislikes: Paper Shredders and permanent ink

Read below to see what Laura is thinking about right now!


Would a K12 Campus License make sense for you? Students can easily and quickly find data for term papers, presentations, or thesis. Libraries offer their users an attractive and intuitive research tool for functionality and professors and academic researchers use Statista for teaching purposes. Might be something to consider!


Infobase has announced a new and improved Bloom's Literature. In an effort to provide guidance through the product, they are also offering an informative webinar on Thursday, August 17th at 2:00 pm ET. More information can be found here!


PrepSTEP helps students succeed in high school and beyond by providing online access to comprehensive academic and career-related resources. It empowers schools with support for college-, career-, and military-bound students. PrepSTEP is packed with tools for academic skill-building, college and career exploration, college admissions test preparation, military exploration and test preparation, workplace skills development, and much more. Help your students step up to success! You need to take a look at this to see if it's right for your school!


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