ISS Global Educator: Laura Benson
Laura Benson, ISS Curriculum and Professional Development Director, brings over thirty-eight years of teaching and leadership experience to her work. A well-cited scholar and researcher, Laura has published numerous articles in professional journals, and is the co-author of Standards and Assessment: The Core of Quality Instruction and Bearing Witness. A third culture child herself, living and learning in international schools fostered Laura’s passion for studying language learning, honoring all cultures, and fighting for social justice and education opportunities for children around the world. In her free time, Laura enjoys spending time with family and friends, lingering in reading and writing, cooking, and expanding her love for architecture and design.