School photos from now and “then” (1st grade)
Lauren Smith Janzen has worked as English Learner lead teacher and school testing coordinator since 2014, having previously taught English learners at Barrett from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that, she worked at a public charter school in Washington, D.C., and she worked for several years at the Center for Applied Linguistics. She holds a Masters in Education from George Mason University and a BA from George Washington University with a minor in Linguistics.
Ms. Janzen enjoys living in the Barrett community and running into Barrett families at community events like the county fair and Skate Night. Ms. Janzen’s favorite read-aloud book this year is Flora and Ulysses.