Laura Reyes is a dual language fifth- and sixth-grade teacher who also teaches English as a second language at a community college. She has 24 years of experience teaching at all grade levels.
Laura Reyes is a dual language fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Margaret Heath Elementary School who also teaches English as a second language at Citrus Community College in California. She has 24 years of experience teaching at all grade levels, including adult education courses
Her own experience as a second language learner, combined with her teaching background, has increased her passion to work closely with minority students and other students learning English as a second language.
Laura is a member of the California Association of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. She is also a member of the Margaret Heath Elementary leadership team, a Thinking Maps® trainer, and a No Excuses university facilitator. At Citrus College, she is one of two instructors assigned to AB86 Grant duties. She was named 2003 and 2014 Teacher of the Year by Margaret Heath Elementary and won the 2006 Outstanding Teacher Award from the Los Angeles County Bilingual Director’s Association.
Laura earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies with a specialization in history, a multiple-subject teaching credential, and a BCLAD certificate from California Polytechnic University. She also holds a certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Anaheim University.