Prior to coming to Harford, Laura taught children with and without disabilities from preschool through eighth grade. She has a passion for culturally responsive practices, developmentally appropriate instruction, trauma-informed practices, and family involvement. Laura believes that children learn better when they have positive relationships with their teachers and when the curriculum relates to their everyday lives.
- BA, Elementary Education, Notre Dame of Maryland University
- MS, Special Education, Johns Hopkins University
- reducing preschool expulsion rates
- improving the success of diverse students
Scholarly/Creative WorkHutton, L. (TBD). Improving the behavior of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Teaching Exceptional Children (accepted for publication).
Hutton, L. (2019) Universal design for learning in a developmentally appropriate classroom [Open Educational Resource]. Maryland Open Source Textbook Commons.
Hutton, L. (2019). Working with parents. Fostering Families Today, 18(6), 34-35.
Hutton, L. (2018). Understanding parents, creating birth family connections. Fostering Families Today, 18(4), 54-56.
Hutton, L. (2010). Living with fetal alcohol syndrome. Fostering Families Today, 10(4).
Hutton, L. (2008). Accomplishing effective individualized education programs (IEP) meetings. Exceptional Parent Global Communications [online publication].
- Early Childhood Education AAS
- Paraeducation AAS
- Teacher Education Transfer degrees