Ms. Lori teaches the combined group of seventh and eighth graders in the CLMS middle school. She received her secondary teaching certification in English, Communications (Speech and Debate) and an endorsement in Biology through Northern Illinois University. Lori has also received Montessori training for early childhood, elementary and adolescent education. Her high school, early childhood, elementary and middle school teaching experience spans 18+ years. She has been with CLMS for the past 13 years. Lori is married with two children that have attended Montessori through eighth grade and are now enrolled in high school. Her hobbies and interests include long trail walks, gardening, reading (especially science fiction) and cooking and eating clean with organic real foods.