Lauren Ackerman is the former History teacher at Ridgeway Middle School seen in iHave a Lovesick Teacher She suffers from bipolar disorder.
Ms. Ackerman loves having steady boyfriends but frequently tends to be obsessive over them This is what happened while she dated Spencer She asked him why he didn't return six of her calls which she kept track of in a notepad After the scene Ms. Ackerman made Spencer felt weirded out about it so she tried to make Spencer like her by giving him a PearPod (with illegally downloaded music) and a panda-pig a stuffed animal that had the combination of Spencer's two favorite animals a panda and a pig.
Ms. Ackerman tends to take her emotions out on her students usually after a break-up with a boyfriend After one of her nasty break-ups she yelled at her students and forced them to do 10 to 15-page essays on subjects she never discussed in class But once she began dating Spencer Ms. Ackerman suddenly became a fun teacher Her attitude towards her students has even changed as well She offered the class caramel apples and even invited them to go ice skating with her However when he broke up with her (for being psychotic) she began behaving worse than ever she gave the students a pop quiz that would count as 90% of their final grades for which she gave an F to everyone.
At the end of the episode she appeared on iCarly Carly, Kayla and Sam had the viewers vote on whether she and Spencer should make up or break up and the audience agreed that they should indeed break up But during the interview Ms. Ackerman had revealed that for the PearPod she gave Spencer as a gift she (illegally) downloaded 500 songs from a music sharing website Carly made sure that the FBI were watching and the next day at school she was arrested.
Lauren Ackerman was played by Jessica Makinson.
- She is one of the few women Spencer dated whom he did not like though he liked her at first
- It is hinted that she's only fun and happy when someone is dating her (except for her control issues) but nasty and mean when the date breaks up with her
- Miss Ackerman is shown in iHave a Lovesick Teacher to be very ticklish when Spencer tickles her sides to cheer her up
- The fans of iCarly voted for them to break up
- Jessica Makinson the actress who portrayed Miss Ackerman also played the rich doctor's wife from the season two episode iStage an Intervention