My name is Laura Schweickert and this is my 23rd year as a North Carolina educator. I am originally from a little town in Ohio called Maumee. I graduated from The University of Toledo in 1987 and married my high school sweetheart that same year. I have two amazing children who are also married, and one adorable grandson. My son is a pilot in The US Air Force and my daughter is nurse at Baptist Hospital. My teaching career includes 12 years in first grade, 6 years as a reading specialist, 2 years in fourth grade and this year will mark my third year in sixth grade. Teaching middle school has been one of the best career choices I have made. Brawley is a wonderful place to be and I am excited to begin a new school year. Building relationships with parents and students are my most important priorities. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns regarding your child's education that you may have.