Mrs. Laney spent the first 30 years of her working career as an interior designer. Her love of drawing and art lead her to start teaching as a second career. Mrs. Laney studied art and design at Oregon State University and teaches what she learned there to the children at Veritas. She loves reading and one of her favorite books is Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas. Her favorite place to visit is Wallowa Lake in Enterprise, Oregon. Mrs. Laney also loves oil painting, drawing, and being with her three children and seven grandchildren.