Laura Lang

Credentials: Ph.D.

Position title: Professional Learning Specialist

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Laura Lang is a Professional Learning Specialist at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Since 2013, she has designed and taught multiple graduate courses in the School of Education. She continues to work as an instructional coach and curriculum consultant, supporting interdisciplinary collaborations across a wide range of schools and organizations. Dr. Lang received her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from UW-Madison (2012) and has co-authored multiple articles and texts for educators, including “Academic Vocabulary in Middle and High School: Effective Practices across the Disciplines” (2015, Guilford Press). She is also an avid musician and songwriter and serves as the lead teaching artist for the Lullaby Project at the Overture Center for the Performing Arts.