Laura Ensler

Consultant

Laura Ensler is a consultant to public, private and not-for-profit organizations in the field of early care and education. She provides guidance to program administrators and managers instituting change management strategies, developing new and innovative systems, assessment and evaluation. She is currently analyzing and promoting the viability of replicating the groundbreaking state-of-the-art Educare early education model for New York City. Prior to her consultant work, she was the Director of Community Development and Outreach for Children and Family Services of the Visiting Nurse Service (VNSNY) of NY and the Early Head Start Director in Rockaway, Queens. Ms. Ensler has taught at the NYU School of Continuing Education and the Bank Street College of Education. She is Trustee of the Queens Public Library, a Commissioner for the Mayor’s Commission on Women’s Issues, a member of the Advisory Board of Jumpstart Mid-Atlantic Region, and active in several national organizations including Reading Is Fundamental National Advisory Council and the National Faculty of the Ounce of Prevention Scale Assessment Training. She received her BA from Franklin and Marshall College and her Masters in Education from the Bank Street College of Education.