Michael and Barbara Heisler announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Shayna Heisler, to Scott Philip Cogan, son of Jesse and Sandy Cogan of Livingston, N.J.

Laura graduated from St. Gregory College Preparatory School and the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She is currently a master’s candidate in childhood literacy at Hunter College in New York City. Laura teaches fifth grade at a public school in the South Bronx.

Scott graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and holds a master of arts in special education from Montclair State University. Scott currently teaches a fourth grade self-contained special education class in the Bronx.

The couple resides in Manhattan and is planning a Tucson wedding in May 2013.