Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kopcha, of Fairfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren, to Mathew John Todaro, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Todaro, of Oxford, N.Y.

A native of Fairfield and a 2001 graduate of Fairfield High School, the bride-to-be received her bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from James Madison University in 2005. She is employed as a senior marketing analyst at the Cadmus Group of Watertown, Mass., an environmental consulting firm.

The groom-to-be earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from George Washington University in 2004. Upon graduation, he was selected by Teach for America and taught for two years in eastern North Carolina. He previously was employed in Washington, D.C., as the international policy director for the U.S. Climate Action Network. He is attending law school at Boston College, where he is seeking an environmental law certificate.

A summer 2011 wedding is planned in Mystic. The couple resides in Somerville, Mass.