Wendy Lawrence

Wendy Lawrence is a nationally-published freelance writer and a life-long educator. She has worked for over ten years in public and private education as a teacher, curriculum coordinator, and Middle School Principal. She has taught science, math, history, reading, and writing in grades 3 through 10. Wendy also volunteered in the Peace Corps, designing national environmental curriculum and leading workshops for village councils in Lesotho.

A Seattle native, Wendy now lives with her husband and two sons in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After many years of momming, Wendy is getting back into the classroom at Summers-Knoll where she is thrilled to spend some quality time with middle school students.

Her favorite hobbies include cooking, hiking, and reading with her sons. Her second favorite hobbies include cooking, hiking, and reading by herself. She has served in many board leadership positions for local nonprofits including Secretary and Development Chair at Leslie Science & Nature Center and Vice President for Fund Development at Temple Beth Emeth.

M.Ed., Boston College, Elementary Education
B.A., Swarthmore College, Biology and Economics, high honors

Distinguished Service, Eastside Preparatory School
Distinguished Student Teacher, Boston College

SCBWI, Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

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