Laura Breach, Mott Hall II
Laura is a sixth grade Social Studies teacher at Mott Hall II Middle School in New York City. After starting her career in accounting, Laura pursued her life-long dream and became a teacher. She holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and Urban Education. She has been teaching for 10 years and is passionate about making history come alive for her students. With the help of Newsela, her students see the relevance of ancient history in the world today. She finds the leveled articles invaluable in helping meet the varied academic needs of her students.