Lorie Burdock, teacher at Northern Middle School, has been named the 2016-17 Garrett County Teacher of the Year. Lorie teaches sixth grade science at Northern Middle School. She has been employed by Garrett County Public Schools since 1994, teaching 4th grade at Broad Ford Elementary School for six years before coming to Northern Middle in 2000. For twelve years she taught 7th grade language and mathematics at Northern Middle School before her current position of the past 4 years.
Lorie graduated from Frostburg State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood / Elementary Education. Lorie indicated, “I love teaching! Science and engineering are extremely important to our country’s future. The greatest contribution I can make is the empowerment of my students. My goal is to foster a love of our earth, of experimentation, and of lifelong learning. Sixth grade science is the perfect place to make that happen.”
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