Connect with e.Merging

Our Team


 Laura Barr

"Laura is a phenomenal educational consultant. It was such a gift to work with her, one I know our daughter will enjoy for years to come as she continues to develop her lifelong learning skills."

Laura Barr

Laura is the owner and founder of eMerging Educational Consulting.  Laura has been working the field of education for over 30 years as educator, writer, and speaker providing professional development and consulting for families and independent schools.  Laura’s mantra is “put the students at the center of every action, every day” and works every day to inspire teachers and school leaders with researched best practices to support teachers in putting their beliefs into practice.  Laura received her M.A. from Bank Street College and is a lifelong learner,  avid reader, a mother of four wildly independent children and is committed to getting smarter every day.

Laura’s Full Bio

Megan Embree

Megan Embree

Megan comes from Portland, Oregon with nine years of educational experience in a nonprofit early-intervention program designed to improve the transition of students into Kindergarten, creating early engagement in learning and long-term educational stability.  Megan’s passion and experience with diverse learners drives her to continue to make an impact on the educational experience of all children.  Megan has spent the past two years building her expertise in accessible technology education and the power of student-centered  Instructional coaching.  Megan supports the team in sales, client management and enjoys traveling the country getting smarter with teachers and students every day.



Mark Musselman

Mark brings 20 years of experience as a former CEO of two dynamic businesses to e.Merging’s consultative and coaching work with schools, school leaders and teachers.  For the past decade, Mark has served as an executive level leadership development coach, facilitator, and strategic business consultant and advisor for a multitude of leaders and organizations with a particular focus on private and public schools, school leaders, and teachers over the past five years.   Mark has worked directly with multiple school and school district leaders.  Mark and Laura have joined forces to create a powerful partnership designed to serve schools, school leaders, and teachers.

Mark’s Full Bio