Laneya just wrapped her last scene for the second episode of “Miss Education” written by Rachel Hill and directed by R. H. Bless and despite it being a crazy year with multiple twists and turns, as well as the looming threat of the pandemic, with safety precautions in place, she was still able to have fun doing her passion!
Laneya plays the role of Nadine in the series pilot, “Miss Education”. She’s Rachel’s friend from college. Nadine was born and raised in Brooklyn. She’s often looked upon as the “ghetto” one of the group. She’s brutally honest, a loud and outspoken talker; The youngest of 6 brothers and 2 sisters; A fighter; Seemingly rough around the edges, but very sensitive and insightful at times.
Miss Education is dramatic comedy series that takes places in the now gentrified Brooklyn, New York City. The story follows the educated, young, gifted, and black female experience from the perspective of the protagonist, Rachel Jamison, early 20’s. She’s fresh out of college and eager to enter her next stage into adulthood as a newly hired middle-school English Teacher. She’s fresh energy, with fresh ideas, in a system that’s stale with conventional methods of reaching the youth. Rachel is mentally armed with intellect, style, wit, and loads of daily lesson plans to deliver to her students, but she soon learns along the course that some lessons are even meant for the wise, and the teacher doesn’t always make the grade. Rachel takes you along on her journey of triumphs and pitfalls as she finds her way out of the shadow of her mother, a veteran Public School Principal and long-time educator, and into her own beaming light. She has a lot to learn about life, love, and the pursuit of happiness and has her cast of girl friends, family, co-workers, and interests of the opposite sex that make her adventures ones to grow on. The half-hour series explores the heavy and light sides of social, racial, economical, environmental, and educational issues that relate to the contemporary black experience.