Lori Ann currently teaches at Lone Rock Middle School in Stevensville, MT. She has taught all disciplines of 6th-8th grade sciences for the past 15 years. Lori Ann received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of Montana and her Masters of Science in Science Education from Montana State University.
Lori Ann has worked with Big Sky Science Partnership, Earth Stewardship Program, More Kids in the Woods-Bitterroot Resource, Conservation & Development in Science Program and has been a recipient of a NSF Noyce Fellowship for Professional development in Science. She is excited to be part of the BANR project and looks forward to designing challenging, enriching, and innovative activities that will effectively engage students to understand how bark beetle infestation is a major ecological and resource management issue within their ecosystem and explore ways to use this feedstock as biofuel.
Outside of school Lori Ann likes to enjoy the great outdoors of Montana with her three boys. She likes to hike, kayak, and work in her flower gardens during the summer and in the winter she enjoys snowboarding and snowshoeing. Along with a passion for the outdoors Lori Ann loves football and is an avid Griz fan and “cheesehead” (Go Pack Go).
Role in BANR: Lead Teacher