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Lauren Draus

"Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching." ~C.S. Lewis

Professional Experience

Jul 2017Present

English as a Second Language Teacher

Capital Region Language Center
  • Provide part time instruction in reading, writing and speaking English as a Second Language
Apr 2010Present

Adult Educator/Case Manager

  • Create curriculum and instruct English Language Learner/Work Skill Development/Citizenship Preparation and College Transition courses for Adult Learners
  • Case management connecting students with credential translation, workforce programming, medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, domestic violence, educational or other services
  • Facilitate digital learning programs
  • Build/maintain community partnerships
  • Facilitate enrichment workshops and events
  • Liaison for part time ELL teachers' information/support
  • Administer intake registration
  • Manage and administer assessments 
  • Organize community resource based field trips and multicultural celebratory activities for ELL student populations
  • Administer TASC exams (previously GED) for community and incarcerated populations
  • Manage professional Facebook pages/profiles and media communication

Library Assistant

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY, United States

  • Cataloging Monographs, Children's Literature, Special Collections and World Wide Art Books using Voyager data system. Working with DLC and non-DLC records
  • Creating independent cataloging records as needed
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Creating content for Artist's Book Collections website
  • Assist Special Collections Curator with event and classroom materials preparations
  • Organize storage and exhibition of Special Collections' rare books including the selection of exhibition themes, design, development and installation
  • Train and supervise student workers

Park and Recreation Assitant

Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, NY, United States

  • Educational and community program development/coordination
  • Group organization and management for tours, programs, special events etc.
  • Interpretation(development and implementation of tour information, focus and dialogue tailored to specific audiences as well as the general public)
  • Train and supervise seasonal docents and volunteers
  • Customer communications and services
  • Research and analysis
  • Event preparations
  • Gift shop management
  • Administrative assistance(office management, payroll)


Laurie Bargstedt, Program Coordinator

HFM BOCES ALCE, 518.736.4340,

Lynn Trudeau, Social Worker

HFM BOCES ALCE, 518.207.6969,

Lori Acee, Assistant to the Director

Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College, 518.580.5506,