Laurie Meredith was born and raised in Magna, Utah. She graduated from Utah State University in 1994 with a degree in elementary education and has 17 years of teaching experience in both upper and lower grades. She has worked in a number of school districts including Salt Lake District, Nampa District in Idaho, Alpine District, and Jordan District and this is her 4th year at Early Light. Laurie and her husband have 2 children, an 11-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. She is a foodie. She loves to read about, talk about, cook, and of course eat great food. She enjoys gardening and anything outdoors such as hiking, camping, and rafting. She also loves vacations with her family and of course, teaching! She is very excited to move from 2nd grade to 4th grade.