Carrie Lawrence grew up in San Diego, California. She attended San Diego State University for one year before moving to Alaska. She received her B.A in Education from Alaska Pacific University. In 2014, she moved back to San Diego to attend High Tech High’s Graduate School of Education. Since then, she has taught Digital Design and Fabrication, Multimedia Studies, 6th grade Math/Science and 8th grade Engineering. In addition to working with students at High Tech Middle, Carrie has spent time in China training teachers in project based learning and designing engaging PBL summer experiences for students. In her time outside of the classroom, Carrie enjoys spending time with her family, taking walks with her Great Dane, learning more about 3D modeling and traveling.