Phone: 314-776-5091


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. - Psychology - UCLA M.Ed - Elementary Education - UMSL K-12 Reading Specialist Certification - UMSL

Mrs. Laurel Baxter


My name is Laurel Baxter, and I am excited to be returning to Shaw VPA staff this year! I have been teaching for eight years, six of which have been in St. Louis Public Schools. I have taught a variety of elementary grades, from second to sixth grade, and I have been a Reading Intervention Specialist as well. My favorite subjects to teach are reading and social studies, but my favorite subjects in school were always math and science! I believe in drawing connections between all the subjects, emphasizing the overlap between all the separate areas we may study.


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