Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Mark Edwards
My name is Mark Edwards. I grew up in Iowa City, Iowa. Home of the Iowa Hawkeyes. I went to Iowa City Regina High School. I went onto college and played both basketball and baseball at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. After Graduating from college I taught 1 year in Iowa before moving to the state of North Carolina. I began teaching middle school in Goldsboro, North Carolina and also coaching football, basketball, baseball and soccer over my 12 years there. I was also the athletic director. Then I moved to Raleigh to continue teaching at East Millbrook Middle School for 2 years. I then went to Weatherstone Elementary in Cary, North Carolina. I taught there for about 10 years before moving to Jeffrey’s Grove Elementary for 2 years before coming to Laurel Park. I will begin my 4th year, next school year in 2016-2017. I am certified to teach Health and Physical Education for grades K-12. I also have my degree in School Administration from North Carolina State. In my time away from school I enjoy traveling and going to the beach to fly kites and fish with my wife Kathy. We also do a lot of traveling back to the Midwest to see family and friends. I look forward to working with all the great students, parents and staff here at Laurel Park for many years to come.