Our Team - Learning Lab
Ron Sohr standing in front of the Learning Lab sign and employees.

About Our Team

Learning Lab teachers, tutors, and staff are professionals who possess excellent credentials, a passion for teaching and learning, and total dedication to helping each student succeed in school and in life.

From specific subjects to organization and time management, our staff teach skills, strategies, and concepts that are conducive to academic and life success.

Ryan Mathis staff photo.

Ryan Mathis, M.Ed., Ed.S.

Senior Director

Learning Lab Nashville

Gateway Academy Nashville

Maurie Ponder staff photo.

Maurie Ponder, M.Ed.

Director After-School Educational Services

Learning Lab Nashville

Blair Powers staff photo.

Blair Powers

Senior Director

Learning Lab Brentwood

Gateway Academy Brentwood

Ashley Lauer staff photo.

Ashley Dugger-Lauer, M.Ed.

Director After-School Educational Services

Learning Lab Brentwood

Dr. Stephani Sawyer, Ph.D., HSP

Director of Educational Assessments

Learning Lab Nashville

Learning Lab Brentwood

Laura Snow, M.A.

Learning Specialist

Gateway Academy Nashville