Laura Summers is an associate professor, CTT for Learning Design and Technology, Continuing Professional Education, and the Leadership for Educational Equity EdD programs within the School of Education and Human Development at University of Colorado Denver. She has led the Teacher Librarian endorsement and Leadership in P-12 Libraries certificate within the LDT graduate program since 200 while also exploring her interests in professional learning and coaching at the university and for local school districts. Laura’s qualitative research focuses on social-emotional cultural learning, and measuring for impact within professional learning and coaching.
In her spare time, she is a storycatcher/writer and is a third year student of creative nonfiction under Jennifer Leigh Selig from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Laura also loves traveling internationally and immersing herself within the local culture. She can be found online on twitter @lsummers and at www.laurasummers.com.