Lori Porsch has served 38 years in the field of education, thirty-two as an administrator. Administrative experiences include: Supervising Consultant and Regional Supervisor of Arrowhead Area Education Agency (now Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency) (1984-2002) and Curriculum and Special Education Director at Storm Lake, IA (2002-2014). Lori taught and coached in Marshalltown, IA and Storm Lake, IA school districts. Lori earned her Director of Special Education endorsement from the University of Northern Iowa in 1990, her Master’s in Special Education from the University of Northern Iowa in 1980 and her Bachelor’s of Art in Education from the University of Northern Iowa in 1977. She also has completed graduate studies in administration of English Language Learning programming and completed Mediation and Advanced Mediation Training through Iowa Peace Institute.