Intersections of Race and Class in Special Ed Policy
    • About:

      Dr. Laura C. Morana has extensive experience working in large and small diverse settings as a classroom teacher, learning disabilities specialist, school and central office administrator. More recently, she joined the New Jersey State Department of Education where she serves as the Interim Executive County Superintendent in Middlesex and Mercer Counties. In her current role, she serves on the New Jersey Human Relations Council, New Jersey Department of Education’s Board of Examiners, New Jersey Council for Young Children, Mercer County Youth Fire Setter Advisory Council and the New Jersey Council on Juvenile Justice System Improvement Education Committee. In her role as Superintendent, Dr. Morana led the implementation of the new teacher observation and evaluation pilot program sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Education. Dr. Morana completed Rowan University’s doctoral program in Educational Leadership.