BY DR. TRINITY OVERMYER
I am writing this letter to wholeheartedly endorse Lauren Coupland for the Los Alamos School Board. Lauren Coupland is an exceptional individual who has dedicated her life to education, not only as a profession but as a personal mission.
What sets Lauren apart is her unwavering commitment to access and inclusion in education. In an era where creating an equitable learning environment is paramount, Lauren Coupland stands out as a candidate who prioritizes inclusivity and accessibility for all students in Los Alamos.
Lauren Coupland’s personal educational journey with her own disabilities has given her a unique perspective on the challenges students face. She understands the importance of providing equal opportunities to all students, regardless of their individual abilities or challenges. Her journey is a testament to her resilience and determination.
Lauren Coupland’s vision for education is clear: access and inclusion should be at the forefront of every plan and decision. She aims to create tools that prioritize inclusivity and accessibility for all students, at all events. Her passion for education and communication is not just a profession but a calling to ensure that no student is left behind.
Importantly, Lauren Coupland’s background as a teacher further strengthens her candidacy. With her experience teaching at an alternative high school, she possesses an intimate knowledge of the educational system. This firsthand experience equips her with the insights and understanding needed to make informed decisions and policies that benefit both students and teachers. Her focus on teacher success and access to tools that allow them to focus on the students is one of the best ways we can systemically value our teachers’ contributions.
I believe that Lauren Coupland has the vision, dedication, and empathy needed to make a real difference on the Los Alamos School Board. Her commitment to accessibility and inclusivity in education, as well as her experience as a teacher, is a cause worth championing, and I wholeheartedly endorse her for this role.
I encourage you to support Lauren Coupland in her quest to improve our educational system, make lasting improvements through systemic change the cornerstone of every educational plan, and utilize her knowledge to create a more supportive environment for our teachers and students.