Originally from the Boston area, Laurel Aquadro began teaching at Dwight in 2006 and is thrilled to be teaching English and serving as a Dean at Dwight Global. Laurel attended Phillips Academy Andover before earning her Bachelor's degree in English Creative Writing from Cornell University. She has since received a Masters degree in Teaching English from Teachers College at Columbia University. Before coming to Dwight, Laurel coached the Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team at The Dalton School and worked with Oasis Children's Services in their Central Park Camp Program. An avid traveler, Laurel has studied language, art, and writing in Salamanca, Spain and Rome, Italy.