Lauryn Fullerton is a Professional Learning Designer and Coach for WestEd’s Educational Leadership and Systems Design team. Her work is focused on partnering with school and district leaders to build their leadership capacity, improve support for principals, and implement continuous improvement.
Prior to joining WestEd, Fullerton worked as a Network Chief for Chicago Public Schools where she managed a portfolio of 18 schools, serving over 10,000 students. At CPS, she codified practices and provided professional development that helped improve students’ outcomes. Before joining CPS, Fullerton was the Chief of Schools at Ednovate, a mid-sized charter management organization in Los Angeles, where she designed the network’s principal residency program and created the leadership development pipeline. Previously, Fullerton served as an instructor, assistant principal and founding principal at Noble Schools in Chicago and began her career as a Teach For America corps member and elementary school teacher in Baltimore City Public Schools.
Lauryn holds a BA and MAT from Johns Hopkins University and an EdS from National Louis University.