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Mrs. Kirkland has been teaching at Timber Creek since the 2007-2008 school year. She taught 2nd grade for 12 years and this will be her fourth year teaching 1st grade. Before teaching at Timber Creek, she taught preschool and was an education director at a child care center in Omaha, NE. She believes that children learn best through active engagement and her classroom is a student-centered environment where students are encouraged to be leaders.
A Nebraska native, Mrs. Kirkland graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a BS in Elementary Education and received a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Mrs. Kirkland is married to her husband Kelly, an assistant principal at The Colony High School. Her son, Tyler, is a medical student at The University of Nebraska Medical Center and her daughter, Lindsay, is a recent graduate from OU.
If you would like to know more about Mrs. Laura Kirkland, please feel free to reach out to her in person or by email.