Mrs. Lauren Rice will be in charge of managing the San Clemente tutoring center, as well as planning and coordinating with state regulations and school district contracts, overseeing the supervision of employees and actively engaging the children and families at the learning center.
Karina Richland, owner of four additional learning centers states, “We welcome Lauren as the new Director of Pride Learning Center in San Clemente. She comes to us with a strong special education and teaching background” says Richland. “Lauren has such a warm and nurturing personality and the kids and parents just love her, she is truly such a wonderful addition to our Pride family.”
Mrs. Rice has a B.S. in Child and Adolescent Development and an Educational Specialist Credential from California State University, Fullerton. Rice is also certified as a Behavior Intervention Case Manager, specializing in autism spectrum disorders. Her expertise includes reading and math instruction in special education, Orton-Gillingham curriculum development, assessment and differentiated instruction.
“I am so honored, and excited to be the new Director at Pride Learning Center, in San Clemente,” states Mrs. Rice. “All of the people associated with the center have welcomed, and expressed their confidence, and enthusiasm in me. The research based teaching approaches that we use at Pride are among the best, and each child’s reading program is personalized to best fit their needs. We at Pride Learning Center are excited to be a part of the community of San Clemente, and hope to be the key into helping some of our kiddos that struggle in reading.”
Previously, Rice worked as a Special Education instructor for Capistrano Unified School District at Philip Reilly Elementary School.