Lauren Shuneson has taught at Columbus Academy since 2014, beginning as a language arts teacher in the Middle School, before moving into her current position as a fifth grade teacher in the Lower School. She is also team leader for fifth grade, head middle school volleyball coach, a member of the lower school discipline committee, faculty book club, and serves as the division’s community coordinator. She has also been a SEED leader in years past. Prior to Academy, Lauren taught several grade levels in the Kateri Catholic School System in Toledo, including sixth grade social studies, seventh and eighth grade language arts, and ninth grade modern world history. She has a B.S. in education and an M.Ed. from Miami University, where she graduated magna cum laude. Lauren and her husband Andrew have a Goldendoodle pup named Nora.

Lauren’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
I love being able to work closely with students and have opportunities to know them as unique learners. At CA, there is something in the schedule for every child and I love having the opportunity to see them excited for experiences that bring them joy and confidence.”

Little-known fact
“I cry during most of the background stories of contestants on Dancing With the Stars.”

Favorite food/places to eat
“Avacados and favorite place to eat would be Hudson 29 or Tucci's.

  • B.S. Miami University , Education
  • M.Ed. Miami University