Ms. Shannon is the Owner/Director of Laura’s Learning Treehouse. She has been on staff since 1999 and has done everything; teacher’s assistant, Lead teacher of both Pooh Bear and Panda Bear class, Co-Administrator and now Owner/Director. Shannon received her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Ashland University, PreK-3 with a Reading Specialist Endorsement K-12. She is married to her husband, Eric, they have one Son, Andrew and a Golden Retriever named Monte. Shannon is the daughter of Laura, the founder of LLT and took over ownership in 2007. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, loves days by the pool and going on vacations. She is also an Infant Swimming Resource Instructor teaching children to Self-Rescue and swim.
Miss Samantha is the newest member of our staff joining us in January 2020. Miss Samantha works mostly afternoons and has had roles as both assistant and afternoon Lead Teacher. Samantha recently graduated from LCCC with her Associate in Early Childhood Education and is currently taking classes through Ashland University. She will graduate with a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Intervention Specialist in the near future. Samantha loves hanging out with her friends and family. In her free time she enjoys the beach, shopping and watching Hallmark movies.
Ms. Heather joined the staff at LLT in fall of 2017. She has had roles of assistant, floater and substitute while here. She is also the parent of an LLT graduate and joined our staff while her child was attending. Ms. Heather is a talented photographer and does our school pictures as well as other photos throughout the school year. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Jim and Daughter, Marra. She also has 2 dogs and loves photography.
Miss Emmaly began at LLT in Fall of 2017 as a teacher’s assistant and afternoon Lead teacher. Laura’s Learning Treehouse is no stranger to Miss Emmaly as she was a student here as a young child. Currently she is taking classes through Ashland University and is due to graduate with a dual degree, Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Intervention Specialist. Emmaly loves being outdoors with her chickens and goats. She loves to paint and draw in her free time. Family and friends are the most important things to her.
Miss Christine currently is the Lead teacher in the PreK (Panda Bear) Class and Co-Administrator. Christine joined the LLT staff in January 2012 as sub/assistant teacher. In fall of 2012 she Co-taught the Pooh Bear class eventually becoming Lead Teacher in fall of 2013 where she remained until this fall 2020. Christine received her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Lorain County Community College and has her Prekindergarten License from the Ohio Department of Education and Certificate of Administration. She has a dog Milo and in her free time enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Miss Ashley has been on staff since fall of 2017 after completing her student teaching here the previous semester. Ashley graduated from Lorain County Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. After spending 3 years as an assistant teacher she is now the Lead teacher in the Preschool (Pooh Bear) Class. Ashley is a big animal and nature lover. She has 3 cats and a parakeet. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, friends and watching movies and shows.
Ms. Angie joined the staff here in the fall of 2013. She was a parent to a student at the time and has been here ever since, seeing all 3 of her children attend LLT. Angie has been the assistant in both classes as well as the floating teacher over the years. She has been the assistant in the PreK (Panda Bear) Class for the past 2 years. She is married to her husband, Mark. They have 3 children, Ignatius, Rita, and Arthur. Angie is a big animal lover, having 2 labs, 2 cats, and 3 goats. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves camping and being outdoors.