Laura Roussel

National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), Santa Monica, CA

Laura currently works as Director of School Services for The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) and has had a multitude of educational leadership experiences at the state, district, and school level. Laura’s work as a teacher of teachers, began in her role as a classroom teacher and developed as she began working in her district as a district level teacher coach and then as a Master Teacher.  Through this work, Laura has recognized the critical role of the teacher leader and their impact on students, other teachers and school level leadership.

I want to express my gratitude for assembling a top-quality learning experience for myself as a curriculum/professional learning director and for my adult professional learning team in my district.  It was what we needed when we needed it.

— 2018 Attendee

The Annual Learning Forward Conference is the best professional development offered each year.  It allows you to personalize your learning and focus on what you need to continue growing.B

— Brian Faulkner