Lauren Farina

Research Specialist Intermediate


  • B.S., Liberty University, 2020

Lauren began working with Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program within the CASTL office in 2021 as a Communication and Outreach Specialist. In her work with VKRP Lauren works on various projects to support educators as they utilize the VKRP assessments and resources.

Prior to working with VKRP, Lauren worked for many years in the field of early childhood education. Her career experience includes leading multi-age classrooms, where she utilized several models of early-childhood curricula. In these roles, she helped students in their early learning journeys by working specifically on literacy, mathematics, and social-emotional skills. Additionally, Lauren has led, guided and empowered other teachers through training and mentorship.