Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - Hello Palmer Families, You may have heard about the situation at East High School. The incident is isolated to East HS campus only. We are aware, and Palmer students and staff are safe. Our building is not affected but we are taking precaution with an inside recess. We anticipate following our typical dismissal procedures.

Lauren Gallagher

School Psychologist


Special Service Providers

Ms. Gallagher came to Boulder for graduate school and, like many others, never left. She has volunteered and worked with kids and adults in need since she was a teenager. Coming from a family of educators and policemen, the values of serving others and the community were instilled in Ms. Gallagher from a young age.

The supportive, close-knit feeling at Palmer are appealing to her and she thinks the community and staff are wonderful. Outside of work, Ms. Gallagher loves to hike, camp, ski, practice yoga, continue to explore Denver, and travel when she can.

“I am passionate about the strong link between kids’ social emotional wellness and learning and academic achievement. I love working with kids and families in a supportive and problem solving capacity.”

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Art History, State University of New York, New Paltz
Master’s degree in Educational Psychology
Education Specialist in School Psychology both from University of Colorado Denver