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Laura Kathleen Mondrey

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development

L.K. is the 4-H Agent for Amelia County.  She joined Virginia Cooperative Extension in June 2022 after a career in public education as a middle/high school science teacher and administrator. 

Growing up in neighboring Nottoway County as an active 4-H'er, L.K. participated in a number of clubs, projects, and activities while competing at the local, district, state and national levels. The impact that experiences in 4-H had and continue to have on her life cannot be underestimated; she strives to bring those same opportunities to the youth of Amelia County. 

L.K. and her husband, Carlos, have two sons, Jesse and Jasper. 


  • Davidson College, Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Longwood College, Secondary Teaching License, VA
  • Longwood University, Master of Science in Education Leadership and Supervision

Work Experience

  • Assistant Principal, Louisa County Middle School, 4 years
  • Life Science Teacher, Prince Edward Middle School, 3 years
  • Biology Teacher, Prince Edward High School, Southern Alamance High School, Appomattox High School, 6 years

Professional Certifications

  • Shooting Sports Instructor, Archery and Pistol
  • Post-Secondary Teaching License for VA, endorsed in Biology and K-12 Supervision and Administration

Professional Associations

  • Virginia Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (VAE4-HYDP)
  • Virginia Extension Service Association (VESA)
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (NAE4-HYDP)