Phone: 821-0678


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education Masters in Library and Information Science Masters +30 Hours School Media Specialist add on Online Teaching Endorsement

Lauren Black

Mrs. Black is a double graduate of the University of South Carolina where she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a Masters of Library and Information Science. She has experience in teaching, community outreach, and has worked in a public library for 6 years in circulation, reference, and youth services. Mrs. Black grew up in Lexington One schools and has a passion for educating the community that she has been a part of her whole life. She previously served as the chair for all of the South Carolina Book Awards Committees in 2020-2021, and is a writer for Columbia Mom.

Mrs. Black is married with 2 children (Lee and Ava) and four rescue kitties. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, teaching workout classes, and watching movies. Mrs. Black is passionate about working with young people to help them to become lifelong learners and readers. She is looking forward to continuing her work with students, faculty, staff, parents, and the community to help students become as successful as possible. For more information visit the Learning Commons website.