Laura Merrick has 20 years of experience in the education field and has served in various roles and settings. Currently, Mrs. Merrick serves as the Chief of Student Services for The Charter Institute at Erskine, a statewide charter school district in South Carolina. Previously, Ms. Merrick has worked as a School Psychologist and Special Education Coordinator in both K-12 traditional school settings, as well as within charter schools assisting and supporting students and teachers. She also has worked as a consultant providing training with MTSS, parenting programs, special education compliance, and behavior intervention strategies. Laura holds a Bachelors in Secondary Education from Clemson University, a master’s in psychology, a Masters in School Administration, and an Educational Specialist in School Psychology from The Citadel. Additionally, she is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Licensed Psycho-Educational Specialist.