My name is Mrs. Lawrence and I'm so happy to be a part of the Olive Drive family! I grew up in Bakersfield but I lived in other parts of California for a time. I went to school at UCLA - GO BRUINS! After graduating my love for education continued to grow as I earned my teaching credential, Master's degree and became a teacher.
My family consists of my husband, Mr. Lawrence, and our muscly little puppy named, Grace (you would love her). We have a lot of family nearby and are so thankful to live in such a family-oriented community. I am the oldest of four children...and one of my sisters works at ODE as well! Can you guess who?
Some fun things about me...I took twelve years of piano lessons growing up. I have traveled to over 13 countries. I enjoy cooking for people and trying new and difficult recipes. I love being in nature, drinking lots of tea, reading, watching old movies, teaching Sunday school, and spending time with my family.
It is such an honor to be entrusted with your students and to get to teach them. Although this year will have its own unique challenges, I know we will overcome them together. I still look forward to forming strong relationships with the students and families in my class and working hard to see each student grow to their fullest potential. We got this!