Laurie Berkner (born 1969 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a musician best known for her work as a children's musical artist. Berkner plays guitar and sings in the Laurie Berkner Band, along with pianist Susie Lampert and bassist Brian Mueller, who is also Berkner's husband. (In 2006, Mueller left the band "to pursue graduate work in psychology", and was replaced by their long-time friend Adam Bernstein.
Schoolhouse Rock! is a series of 46 educational shorts featuring rock songs about "schoolhouse" topics, including grammar, science, economics, history, and politics. Originally conceived by Thomas G. Yohe in 1972, the shorts were broadcast on ABC television affiliates between 1973 and 1986.