Special Education Teacher
Master of Education, Texas State University; BFA, Baylor University
Laura Brown is a 10th and 11th grade special education language arts teacher at Oklahoma Connections Academy. She began
her teaching career in 2007. Learn more about Ms. Brown below:
Why I Became a Teacher
I’m a fourth-generation teacher, so education has always been a big part of my family. My mom was a dedicated teacher,
and I grew up helping her in the classroom, which fostered my desire to become a teacher as well.
The Online School Experience at Oklahoma Connections Academy
Oklahoma Connections Academy has dedicated teachers and staff who go above and beyond to support students. Our program
helps students develop time-management skills, while allowing them to pursue other interests, such as jobs, sports, or
I get to know my students better because I can interact with them more often and get to know their strengths and needs.
I also have better communication with parents, which helps support the students.
Our school community is special because we have such wonderful, supportive staff, in addition to dedicated students and
families who work hard to be successful.
— Ms. Brown
Message for Prospective Families Choosing Online School
Our program and teachers are some of the best ones I’ve worked with in my teaching career. We have a rigorous,
supportive school that fosters successful learning for every student—no matter their strengths or needs.
Hobbies & Interests
I enjoy reading, painting, cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with my family.