George Lucas Educational Foundation

Lauren Ellison

Instructional Coach

Lauren Ellison is an instructional coach at The Center for Discovery in Harris, New York. Lauren assists teachers with the planning of lessons, the development of differentiated instruction, and the selection of best practices, and she ensures high-quality instruction in classrooms through modeling, co-planning, and co-teaching. Lauren graduated with a BA in psychology from Siena College and a minor in writing and communications, and she received a master’s degree from Grand Canyon University.


  • Assistive Technology

    The Benefits of Video-Mediated Instruction

    Using video lessons and an instructional avatar creates an inclusive educational experience for students with autism spectrum disorders.