Laura has worked as a social worker in Connecticut communities for over 10 years, in areas of positive youth development, substance abuse prevention, parent education, and community coalitions. Most recemtly, she has worked with Sandy Hook Promise, presenting violence prevention programs to middle and high school students.As Director of Weston Youth Services, Laura looks forward to getting to know the Weston community and supporting efforts to promote the well-being of Weston youth and families.
Charlene Monn has lived in Weston for 20+ years. She was first involved with youth when she taught “Game Gallery” beginning in 1994. She continued teaching until 2008, when she became the Program Coordinator for Weston Youth Services. Primarily, she oversees the WOW! After-school programs and summer camps. This is a perfect job for her, as she loves working with children and families. Charlene and her husband Steve are the parents of two sons, both of whom attended Weston schools. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, walking, and spending time with friends.