Gifted Education, Mrs. DownerLauren Downer has taught at Rockledge for 7 years with 6 years spent as a Kindergarten teacher before becoming our Gifted Resource teacher. Mrs. Downer even attended Rockledge as a young eagle when she was in KG. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and loves to help students understand how their brains work. She also has her Master’s in Elementary Education from Christopher Newport University. Mrs. Downer has two boys and loves spending time with her family swimming. She is also a local swim coach with the Lake Ridge Lancers.