Welcome to E112!
Ms. Payne and the E112 Family of years past

Hello Laney Families!

My name is Tiffany Payne and I am honored to be your child's 1st grade teacher here at Lucy Craft Laney. I am thrilled to be teaching 1st grade! School is in session Monday through Friday from 8:25am-3:00pm. 

I will tell you a little about myself. I grew up just south of Minneapolis in Lakeville, Minnesota. I graduated from Metropolitan State University with my Undergraduate degree in Urban Elementary Education. I have been working with Minneapolis Public schools for close to six years in various roles including AVID, Minneapolis Kids, Associate Educator, and now Teacher! This is my fifth year at Lucy Laney and my first year working with first graders. I love being here at Laney with an awesome staff and a wonderful student body.

I am looking forward to getting to know the students and families better as the school year progresses so we can make this academic year a success! Please do not hesitate to call me with any questions, comments, or concerns. 

Lucy Laney Main Office 612-668-2200


Ms. Payne



Students are expected to be present every day! If for any reason your student is not able to be present in school, it is important that you call the attendance office to get their absence excused. 

Attendance Line 612-668-3288

School Expectations

Here at Lucy Laney, we affectionately refer to one another as family. In E112, we go by this same philosphy, we are all like family and should treat each other as such. As a classroom and school-wide family, we have a few expectations we abide by.

-Be respectful

-Be responsible

-Be safe

-Be your best

Our school-wide expectations are known as the "4 B's." E112 abides by these rules as well. Have conversations with your child about each of these guidelines and how they can use them in school!


Learning Targets

Click the Learning Targets link above to see what our focus is for the week.



Ms. Payne and her fiancé Caleb