Mrs. Hartke is new to Tapestry Charter School this year. She has worked in grades 6, 7, and 8 as an English Language Arts Teacher and in grades 9-12 as an English Teacher. Mrs. Hartke graduated from Concordia University with a BA in Secondary Education in Education and Speech. She also holds a Master of Teaching in Secondary Language Arts from Webster University and is certified in English 7-12. Laura’s goal is to make each student confident in their reading and writing skills both inside and outside of the classroom. When not teaching, Laura enjoys spending time with her family, running, and reading.