Lawrence McCarthy has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Early Childhood Studies from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. The concentration of his degree program was facilitating sociodramatic play in early childhood education. Mr. McCarthy has been teaching at the American University Child Development Center since 1989. He has been the lead teacher in the preschool classroom since 2001.
Prior to his career at American University Mr. McCarthy received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Notre Dame University and worked at Federal Highway Administration as a transportation safety analyst.