Laura Richane

Director of Enrollment & Partnerships

Laura is an experienced education leader who is committed to increasing students’ access to high-quality educational opportunities. She began her career as a public school teacher in Washington, D.C. Later, she served as the Director of Educational Initiatives at an education organization in Lawrence, Massachusetts, where her responsibilities included leading professional development for educators and supporting classroom teachers, childcare providers, and afterschool program staff. Most recently, she managed the Office of District Reviews and Monitoring at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Laura has an M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and an MBA from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She lives with her family in Gloucester, where they spend time making music, canoeing, playing on the beach, and making maple syrup, which they use to operate a fundraiser that provides aid for Syrian refugees.