Meet the Teacher

Phone: (843) 664-8457


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education Primary Montessori Certified

Mrs. Seger

Hi! My name is Lauren Seger. I am a Primary Montessori teacher at McLaurin Elementary School, where I have been working since 2014.  I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Francis Marion University in 2013.  In 2014, I completed my training to be certified in Primary Montessori.  In June of 2018, I married the man of my dreams and went from Ms. Balutis to Mrs. Seger!  My husband and I are enjoying married life with our "fur babies" Jax and Sophie.

As a teacher, I have three main goals for the students that become a part of my classroom family.  #1 - Each student knows that they are cared for, loved and respected as an individual.  #2 - Each student is excited to come to school. I believe that when children are happy and engaged they are able to learn to their fullest potential. #3 - Each student leaves my class having grown academically and socially, with a sense of order and independence.

I come to school each day because I love what I do.  It is a privilege to be a part of a future adult's foundation in life. Thank you for choosing F1S and McLaurin Elementary for your child!  We are going to have a PAWSitively amazing year!

Meet the Assistant



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Price

Hello, my name is Alane Price.  I have been at McLaurin Elementary School since 2007 as a Primary Montessori assistant.  In 2010, I became certified in Primary Montessori and in 2017 I was awarded the Support Staff of the Year award.  You may see me outside helping with the carline because I enjoy getting to know McLaurin's students and their families.