She is a VISTA working with Children First to develop a playbook for the education gardens. She is excited to integrate learning into a fun and engaging environment for students and teachers to enjoy! She is from Hutchinson, Kansas and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Wichita State University in Curriculum and Instruction and English. While in undergrad, she studied abroad in Finland learning about outdoor and practical education methods. In her spare time, Lauren loves to travel, hang out with friends, cook/bake, and learn new things.