Lauren Hatley currently resides in Lafayette Parish. She graduated from Runnels High School and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is currently working on her Masters of Education in Gifted Theories. Lauren began her career teaching second grade and kindergarten at Rayne Catholic before moving to Wyoming. In Natrona County, she taught preschool first and then developmental kindergarten. Upon returning from the north, Lauren taught kindergarten at the Episcopal School of Acadiana. She is excited to be back in a faith-centered environment and looks forward to her adventures in the second-grade classroom. Lauren is married to Jeremy Hatley and they have two children.