Laura Cloher is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she received her undergraduate degree in Family Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and her Master’s degree in Elementary Education. She teaches elementary school in Silver Spring, MD and privately tutors students at the elementary and middle school levels in the Washington, DC area.
Teaching is a passion for Laura and she strives to meet students’ goals, both academically and socially. Because her students’ success is important to her, she creates a learning atmosphere that respects and enhances each individual’s diverse personality and learning styles. Since each learner is unique, her teaching strategies are constantly changing to match her pupil’s speciﬁc needs. Laura does an amazing job of building solid educational relationships with all of her students. She has had experiences working with students PreK to fifth grade with various learning disabilities including ADD/ADHD, Autism, speech impairments, and students who are developmentally delayed. Laura is the 2012 Marian Greenblatt award winner for Scholarly Excellence and Commitment to Students with Diverse Needs in Montgomery County Public Schools.
Always aware of good health and ﬁtness, Laura established Girls On The Run (GOTR) at her school. In addition to her teaching, Laura is dedicated to running and has completed 17 marathons. She believes her training keeps her focused and motivated to continually try her best and excel at what she does. Laura takes this mentality into her teaching with the mantra “Never Give Up!”
In her spare time, Laura enjoys swimming, practicing yoga and reading.