Laura is the Executive Director at the CCHAT Center in Sacramento, California. CCHAT is a highly specialized and comprehensive listening and spoken language program for children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and their families. Laura is a licensed audiologist and a credentialed teacher of the deaf. She joined the CCHAT Center in 2004. Laura earned her B. A. in Communication Disorders from California State University, Long Beach, an M. A. in Communicative Disorders - Audiology from California State University, Los Angeles, and an M. Ed. in Special Education from the University of Utah. She currently holds an Administrative Services Credential.