Laura Alvarado-Coady, Student Services, Arizona

Laura has been an early childhood and special education teacher in Arizona for 28 years. She has worked extensively in both traditional public schools and with Valley of the Sun Waldorf Education Association (d.b.a. Desert Marigold School) since it became a Charter School in 2002. Six of Laura’s children are attending or have graduated from Desert Marigold School, where Laura is currently an Educational Director, overseeing special education, early childhood programming and licensed programming. She holds numerous degrees, certifications and awards, including Waldorf Remedial Teacher Certification. Laura is delighted to be working with applicants as the LifeWays Student Services Director to bring the LifeWays Training to Phoenix.