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Geryk, Laura

Adjunct Instructor
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Undergraduate Studies and School of Education

Academic Focus
  • Early childhood and special education
  • Speech and language development
Community Involvement
  • New Hingham Regional Elementary Parent Teacher Organization
  • Community Garden
Courses Taught

ESP 521 - Developing Reading and Writing Skills for Early Childhood and Elementary Curriculum
ELE 500 - Teaching Phonological and Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
ESP 662 - Principles of Language Development; Bridging Differences
EMC 315 - Developing Curriculum for Young Children
EMC 308 - Observing and Recording in Early Education Classrooms


CAGS - American International College - Early Childhood Education with Special Needs
MA - University of Massachusetts, Amherst - Speech & Language Pathology
BA - University of Massachusetts, Amherst - Communication Disorders
BS - University of Massachusetts, Amherst - Psychology


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela

Professional Experience
  • New Hingham Elementary School:  Pre-kindergarten Special Education Teacher
  • New Hingham Elementary School:  Speech & Language Therapist
Awards & Recognitions

Outstanding Teacher: Parents’ Choice Award, Big Y & News 40 Surprise Squad 10/2015

Selected Presentations

Phonological Awareness and Phonics Seminar

Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • Massachusetts Teaching Association (MTA)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children, NAEYC (998)
  • Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children, AEYC (630)