- Appointed 2019
- General academic studies degree, math, Université de Toulon, La Garde Campus
- Bachelor of Science, biology, Florida State University
- Master of Science, ecology of aquatic systems, Université Blaise-Pascal (Clermont-II)
- Master of Arts, teaching, Florida Southern College
Laetitia Mourand joined Greensboro Montessori School’s Upper Elementary faculty in 2019. Laetitia is a seasoned educator, published researcher, marine biologist, and passionate conservationist.
Laetitia is a native of Hyeres, France and spent 11 years designing curricula and teaching marine conservation and environmental science to students ages 6 to 18 at MARINELAND in Antibes, France. She also spent a year leading conferences for adults and children a Port-Cros National Park, a French national park on the Mediterranean island of Port-Cros.
Laetitia holds a Master of Arts in teaching, a Master of Science in ecology of aquatic systems, and a Bachelor of Science in biology. She’s served as a research assistant for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the United States and the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA) in France. She has studied the reproduction and growth of the gag grouper fish; the population, growth, and stomach analyses of sharks; the impact of whale watching on dolphin behavior; and fishes’ ecology in the Gironde estuary in southwest France.
Laetitia and her spouse, Alban, have a daughter in the Toddler program at Greensboro Montessori School. In her spare time, Laetitia enjoys running, skiing, tennis, scuba-diving, swimming, nautical sports, roller-hockey, reading, movies, painting, and traveling.