Laura Gesin entered teaching after nearly twenty years of experience in the business world working for companies in the insurance, technical, and logistics industries. Currently a teacher at Communications High School in Wall, NJ, Laura teaches ecommerce, Web Design, New Media, Advanced Java Programming, Animation and 3D Character Animation. Recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2010-2011 school year, she’s the Chair of the School Professional Learning Committee, a member of Instructional Council, and co-advisor for the National Art Honor Society. As a long time member of the Middle States Writing Committee, this fall Laura will implement an online data system for the entry and analysis of student assessment for use in the Middle States Accreditation process.
Laura’s professional career outside of the classroom includes various freelance design and development projects, and she is a prolific blogger. A resident of the Jersey Shore, she actively networks with local artists and business owners and is most likely found on the boardwalk discussing the newest social media trends, books she’s read, and how she just can’t live without her iPhone.