Haring Center

Lara Francisco

Education Specialist, lfranc@uw.edu

Lara got her Special Education Teaching Degree from Western Washington University, continuing her upper-level studies at Seattle Pacific University‚Äôs School of Education.  She has a Washington State Teaching Certificate for Elementary Education (K-8) as well as for Special Education (K-12).

During her 25 years of working in both the Highline and Seattle School Districts, Lara has been a Resource Room Teacher, a 1st and 2nd Grade Teacher, a Math Specialist, an MTSS team member.  She has also received additional training in both Positive Discipline and Roots of Empathy.