|School Superintendent:||Sedona, Arizona|
|Principal:||Greater Phoenix area|
|Teacher:||Grades 1 through high school|
|Consultant:||Consulting and teacher training in public schools|
|Current:||Writing and Student Advocate|
Dr. Lawrence, a single mother who raised two daughters and has five grandchildren, is from a pioneering Arizona family and has devoted her life to the education of youngsters. She was a recipient of a National Science Foundation Scholarship in Mathematics. After doing her field work in Germany, she completed her doctorate in Educational Administration from Arizona State University. Dr. Lawrence was one of the first observers in schools in The Republic of China. She was named one of the Top Ten Superintendents in the country two consecutive years.