Phone: 871-8126


Degrees and Certifications:

Ph.D. Early Childhood Education (UAB) Ed.S. Autism Spectrum Disorders (UAB) M.Ed. Early Childhood Special Education (UAB) B.S. Early Childhood/Elementary Education (UAB) Certifications: Class AA Collaborative Special Education Teacher (K-6) Class AA Collaborative Special Education Teacher (6-12) Class A Early Childhood Special Education (P-3) Class B Early Childhood Education (P-3) Class B Elementary Education (K-6)

Dr. Lauren Anson

Dr. Lauren Anson is a special education teacher at Crestline Elementary.  The 2023-2024 school year will be her eighth at Crestline and her eleventh year teaching. She provides inclusion support, as well as interventions for students in second and third grades.  She is also one of the founders of the Cougar Cooks program at Crestline and loves getting to highlight her students' strengths through this program. Dr. Anson received her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2008.  She then went on to receive a Master's degree in Early Childhood Special Education, an Educational Specialist degree in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and a PhD in Early Childhood Education at UAB.