Laurie Yalem

Technology Coordinator
36 years at Churchill
Churchill Center & School’s John D. Valentine Award for Teaching Excellence, 2011
Independent Schools of St. Louis Teacher of Distinction Award, 2011-2012
Emerson Electric Educator of Achievement Award, 2012
BS, Western Michigan University
MA, Indiana University

Laurie Yalem

Laurie Yalem has been with Churchill Center & School since 1985. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University and a Master of Arts degree from Indiana University. Her favorite thing about teaching at Churchill is to see the students’ skills grow through their years here. She also enjoys working with great teachers who support each other.

Outside of Churchill, Laurie likes to bike, needlepoint, read, and travel.

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