Dr. Laura Spencer is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. She has served as a classroom teacher, an edtech director, and a school district administrator focused on applying design thinking principles to achieve transformational change. Her current role as Director of Instructional Technology Integration integrates all of those experiences, as she develops engaging online learning tools and curriculum for virtual students in grades 6-12.
Laura has provided professional development and presentations at conferences across the United States to educators and industry leaders on topics ranging from effective leadership, sustainable edtech integration, and building an innovative culture.
Laura has been recognized as an Innovative Educator, Administrator of the Year, and San Diego County’s Top Tech Exec, as well as recently winning a CUE Gold Disk and the Classroom of the Future Innovate Award. She’s been featured on The YouSchool and Innovative Pedagogy podcasts. She’s also the President of SDCUE and a founding board member of EquityEDU. She is a proud US Army veteran and Navy mom.