Karen Scofield-Lawrence

Karen Scofield-LawrenceTitle: Gifted and Talented Education Specialist

Company: Clark County School District | Tony Alamo Elementary School

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, Nevada | November 24, 2010 | Karen A. Scofield-Lawrence, M.S., B.S., Gifted and Talented Education Specialist at Tony Alamo Elementary School, has been recognized by Elite American Educators for her dedication, achievements and leadership in all aspects of education.

As an educator, Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence’s greatest reward is watching her students achieve their goals. As a teacher for the Clark County School District, Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence is responsible for teaching social studies, science, language arts and high-level verbal testing to third- through fifth-grade students. She also coordinates with teachers to assist students with developing their critical thinking skills. Prior to her current position, Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence taught an in-service art course at All Saints School in Manchester, England. In this position she offered observation assignments for infant and junior schools, teacher centers, children’s hospitals and schools for handicapped children throughout England. In addition she conducted seminars through Manchester Primary School.

Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence, a cancer survivor, has over 31 years of professional education experience. Dedicated to educating youth, Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence’s greatest career achievement has been the opportunity to teach gifted and talented young students. As a devoted educator, Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence enjoys being able to coordinate with other teachers to assist students in developing their critical thinking skills.

A graduate of SUNY University of Albany in 1978, Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence earned a Master of Science in curriculum and instruction. She completed coursework in curriculum and instruction at the University of Manchester while living in England in 1977 and earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from SUNY College of Oneonta in 1976. For her dedication and service to education, Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence has earned various honors including, What’s Cool with School Award from Channel 8 News in 2009, Nominee for Teacher of the Year Award from Disney for the 1999-2000 school year, Coordinator for City-Wide Winners in 1994, Young Author Recognition from Paul L. Dunbar Elementary School from 1991-1994, Social Studies Fair winner at New Orleans University for 1993-1994 school year, Drug Education Proposals from 1991-1993, President’s Instructional Award for Local Instructional Excellence from Virginia Education Association for 1984-1985 school year, and Certificate of Commendation for Leadership in Virginia Reading Month Activities from Virginia State Education Department in 1984.

For more information on Mrs. Scofield-Lawrence and her accomplishments, please visit her personal website at http://www.karenscofieldlawrence.com.

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