Lauren Mauel is entering her 9th year in education as a consultant and Assistant Teaching Professor. She has a Bachelor’s in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and her 5-12 Math teaching license. Lauren also completed a Master’s in Data Science from Villanova University to learn how to apply math in business scenarios. She also has her doctorate and K-12 Principal licensure from Bethel University. Lauren started ELL Advocates to dismantle the barriers within K-12 education for English Language Learners. Throughout her time in the classroom, Lauren noticed the inequities within educational systems. Her life goal is to change outcomes for ELL students and their families through positive mentorship and advocacy.