Lauren Arbogast

  • Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • lauren.arbogast@gmail.com
Lauren Arbogast

Inspired mind with a passion for words & wisdom, laughter & lines.

Work History

Work History
2013 - Present

Author & Creator

PaintTheTownAG.com

Life and laughter collide in the midst of agriculture on PaintTheTownAG.com. Sharing our chapter in the story of agriculture from the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia where we raise cattle, chickens, crops & kids.

Introducing a NEW line of original artwork in the Fall of 2015!

Aug 2013 - Present

Farm to Table Coordinator

Virginia Cooperative Extension

Enable, collaborate, and promote multiple threads within the local and regional food system for the greater goal of enhancing local and regional food markets in conjunction with farm to school and farm to institution efforts. Public outreach and education in the areas of water quality and stewardship, nutrient density, food procurement, food utilization and waste, and agricultural practices. 

Highly skilled in conference, workshop, and event planning, organization, and facilitation.

2007 - 2014

Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

W.H. Keister Elementary School & A.R. Ware Elementary School

Committed to high academic achievement and student responsibility for learning. Dedicated to creating a safe, positive and respectful learning environment, embracing the diversity of the school community and equipping families to support student learning.

  • Instructed ages 3 through 5 in an at-risk preschool program; determined students’ individual academic and personal-social needs, and responded appropriately through careful planning and implementation in the classroom.
  • Implemented dynamic lessons to meet state standards and division program goals, including appropriate use of technology and STEM practices

Education

Education
2007

Masters in Education

LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
2004

B.S. Health Sciences

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY

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