Lori Owens begins her seventeenth year as a teacher in second grade at Central College Christian Academy. During her previous fifteen years as a teacher, Lori taught in all elementary grades from kindergarten through fifth. For eight years she served as a childcare center director. After earning her master’s degree in education with a focus on reading and literacy, Lori became a literacy trainer for the Heart of West Michigan United Way for five years.
Lori and her husband, Doug, have one son. On days away from school, Lori enjoys reading, hiking, and gardening.