Laura Jackson is an Educational Strategies Specialist at the Highlander Institute. She assists with program design, communications, and district outreach for the Fuse RI project. In addition, Laura designs and delivers professional learning and coaching services to elementary and secondary educators on a variety of topics including blended learning and formative assessment. Prior to joining the Institute, Laura served as a RTTT Assessment Specialist at the Rhode Island Department of Education and taught 5th and 8th grade English Language Arts in Boston. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or @l_jack2.