Laurie Bacon - Middle School Science

What do you love most about your job?
I love spending time with students who are curious and faculty who are intelligent.
 
What are specific traits you work to identify and grow in students?
Perseverance, critical thinking and curiosity.
 
Why did you choose to work in an all-girls education environment?
I chose this environment because girls are the future of intellectual thought and possibility.
 
Why did you choose RPCS?
Growing up in Baltimore, I knew RPCS provided a supportive environment.
 
What do you want an RPCS education to mean to our graduates?
I hope our RPCS graduates look back to a supportive classroom that challenged them to think, and adults who cared for them.
 
What is your teaching philosophy?
Demand clarity, support questioning, and reward independence.
 
What is your favorite moment in the classroom?
When students discover their capacity to learn something new.
"I teach because…every day is a new beginning."