Lauren von Gunten
Elementary School Teacher
Lauren has been teaching students with exceptional needs for the past eight years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Concordia University Irvine and went on to earn a Master's degree in Special Education from Arizona State University. Prior to joining the Lexis Prep team, Lauren taught in the Cave Creek Unified School District in several different programs, including K-8 resource and 6-8 self-contained ED. She also has experience teaching students with specific learning disabilities, emotional disabilities, ADD/ADHD, Autism, and Down's Syndrome.   Lauren passionately believes that every student is capable of learning and achieving success, regardless of his or her difficulties and challenges. She views the job of educators is to provide the tools and instruction that taps into each individual learning style so that students develop a love and passion for learning.


In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 year old daughter. When school is out, you can find her visiting the beautiful beaches of San Diego where she grew up. She also enjoys traveling, cooking, and restoring old furniture.

11130 East Cholla Street, H-100
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
T: (480) 391-3901