Lauren Elizabeth Shernoff

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Lauren Shernoff graduated from Ohio State University with a BS in Human Development, Family Science, and Early Childhood Development and Education and with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education [6]. She has been an educator for the past 17 years [1, 2, 3, 4, 6]. Initially out of graduate school, Shernoff worked with children with autism and worked in Honduras to build a preschool for children with HIV/AIDS [1, 6]. Then, she transitioned to working in Title 1 schools in Fairfax County before eventually transitioning to working part-time as an English and Language Arts Facilitator [1, 2, 3, 4, 6].

Key Issues

Parental Involvement

Shernoff believes that parents must be allowed to participate in their child’s education [1, 2, 4, 6].

School Safety

Shernoff believes that LCPS must provide a safe community for diverse learners to thrive socially, emotionally, and academically [1, 2, 6].

Teachers

Shernoff believes that teachers need to be supported as they work to tackle the COVID-19 learning gap [1, 2, 4, 6].

Endorsements

Juan Pablo Segura, Republican State Senate candidate; 1776 Project PAC; Loudoun County Republican Women’s Club; Renew Virginia

Sources

1 Lauren for Leesburg
2 Facebook
3 WJLA: Shernoff runs for…
4 WJLA: Loudoun County School…
5 Ballotpedia
6 Loudoun County Public Schools