Laurie Weathersby is the Elementary Intervention Specialist in the Office of Elementary Education and Reading at the Mississippi Department of Education. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Mississippi State University and her Master’s Degree from Mississippi College in Dyslexia Therapy.
Laurie served as a first grade teacher and an elementary school interventionist. She was selected as Teacher of the Year for her school during her time as a school interventionist. Laurie transitioned into the District Interventionist and Dyslexia coordinator position at the district office before taking her current position at the Mississippi Department of Education. Laurie is a Certified Academic Language Therapist and a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist.