Lauren (Kasl) Duffy began her teaching career here at St. Cletus, she student taught in 5th grade, then taught 4th grade, and this year she has moved up to Junior High to teach history. She is excited to share her passion for this subject with her students. She attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and she proudly cheers on the Fighting Illini. She also has her Master’s degree in Elementary Education from National Louis University. When she is not busy in the classroom, Lauren enjoys cooking, playing ukulele, reading, board games, and spending time with her husband, friends, and family.