Laura Wooten-LaFranier joined the Arizona Department of Education as an Assistive Technology Specialist in 2020. She started her career in education 21 years ago. She first taught as a general education teacher, and later received her master’s degree and certification in special education. After leaving the classroom, she pursued her goal to obtain a certificate in assistive technology and later provided public school services in the East Valley as an Assistive Technology Specialist.??????????