Lara Stafford- Teacher
Lara Stafford is our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teacher. She was raised in Prescott, AZ and graduated from Arizona Christian University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education with an emphasis in English and Bible. For many years, Mrs. Stafford has served in the classroom as a reading specialist, as a reading tutor and as a substitute teacher. She has specialized training in the “Words their Way” reading program. Outside of the classroom, Lara is the administrator for the children’s education program at a local church.
Mrs. Stafford has three children whom she educated at home for 8 years. She brings a passion for quality education and her experience in a multi-grade environment into the classroom at ALCS.
Mrs. Stafford loves to read and especially enjoys reading biographies. When you walk into her classroom, often you’ll find her reading to her students or discussing a book together. Mrs. Stafford loves music. She is a musician and plays the guitar.