Laurie Fernandez

Number of Years of service


Professional Organizations

BPA Lead and Computer Programming Advisor

Industry Experience / Background

East Grand Rapids Public Schools – Computer Technician and Video Game Programming Teacher

West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science – Computer Teacher

Lockheed Missiles and Space Co. – Computer Programmer


Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Mathematics
Secondary Education Certification

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Master’s Program Learning Disabilities

Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Computer Classes in Graphics Design

Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan
Occupational Certification

Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Master's in Educational Technology


Married 36 years to Larry Fernandez, Data Systems Engineer, Amway

Daughter, Theresa Fernandez, Valdosta, Georgia, Graphics Designer

Son, Nicholas Fernandez, Chicago, Illinois, Chemical Engineer at ERM