Laurel Batchelor » Batchelor


It is a pleasure to teach the most imaginative students at BOHS in AP Literature, Honors Lit/Comp II, and Film Studies. 

Every day is a new adventure on our quest for enlightenment. 

  • BA in English and Teaching Credentials (English & Social Science) ♦ Cal State Fullerton
  • MA in English Literature ♦ Chapman University
  • AP Literature & Composition Reader @ Kansas City, MO, Louisville, KY  & Salt Lake City, UT 2010-present 
  • AP College Board Literature & Composition Charter Mentor,  2016-present
  • AP College Board Master Mentor 2018
  • Appointed by the College Board to Mentor AP Literature Teachers in the New York City Department of Education 
  • AP Art History & AP Literature & Composition College Board Certified
  • I am the mother of four children: an Apache helicopter pilot; a Crane Industry Manager; a high school English teacher/H2O Polo/Swim Coach and a College Student
  • I love teaching, reading, art, movies, the ocean, and my family


My goal is to instill an appreciation for all aspects of the creative process and human condition.