Meet the Teacher

Mrs. Laura Riner



Degrees and Certifications:

Associates Degree in Child Development Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Mrs. Laura Riner

I am starting my 7th year teaching PreK for the Alabama First Class PreK Program, loving referred to as OSR.  I am starting my fourth year teaching at Athens Elementary School.  I graduated from Athens State University with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education in 2008.  I love working at Athens Elementary School and look forward to learning more with them this year!

I have been happily married to my wonderful husband, Junior Riner, for 25 years and have two beautiful children (well, young adults).  My son, T.J. just started working as a Pipefitter Apprentice at Tuscumbia Utilities.  My daughter, Tori, just got married and moved to Memphis with her new husband, Caunr.  I have greatly enjoyed begin a mother and look forward to the next phase of my life!

Teaching is my passion.  I love teaching!  I love seeing those "ah-ha" moments light up in the eyes of the children I am privileged to help.  If I am blessed to have your child in my classroom, I look forward to getting to know your family and partnering with you to help your child dream big and grow strong.


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