Lara Macdonald, Reading Specialist


Ms. Macdonald has been teaching at Arlington Community High School for 14 years.  She works as the Reading Specialist, Special Education teacher, Health and PE teacher, the online coordinator and the PR liaison (follow her: @LaraMacAPS).  This is Ms. Macdonald’s 22nd year teaching with Arlington Public Schools.  In her free time she loves reading, knitting, and playing ultimate frisbee.




  • Health and Physical Education II
  • Health I
  • English Language Development 3
  • Physical Education IV
  • Physical Education III
  • Volunteer Service
  • Physical Education I
  • Elements & Strategies of Reading