Laura has worked at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin for over 8 years in various support staff, faculty, and leadership positions, giving her a vast overview of different roles within the technical college system and two-year colleges. In her current role, she oversees the daily operations of Student Central, CVTC’s one-stop enrollment services department, which supports the areas admissions, registration & records, financial aid, student accounts, academic advising, & assessment. Her center has been in operation since 2009, but their second expansion phase is currently being implemented, offering a unique perspective to those interested in planning for future growth of their own center.
Laura’s passions within her role in the one-stop are focused on team building, social media, technology, diversity, process improvement, leadership, and employee engagement and development. Laura received her undergraduate degree from Northern Michigan University in Spanish and Psychology, graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Career and Technical Education, and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification from Canterbury English in Madrid, Spain.