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Lori Phillips

Director, Teaching and Learning


Areas of Expertise: technical assistance coaching, classroom teaching experience, design-thinking

“I feel very strongly that all students should have equal access to incredible learning opportunities that are relevant and developmentally appropriate for them. I want all students to have the opportunity to develop strong social emotional skills which will help them succeed in whatever they choose to pursue.”

Lori is a resourceful educator with expertise facilitating professional development workshops for teachers, administrators and district staff that drive success within classrooms and school operations. She has mentored educators in the creation and implementation of class instruction, lesson plans and student assessment in conjunction with state learning competencies. Lori has a high success rate improving school and classroom functions, student/parent relationships and environments that encourage continuous improvement. Partnering with K-12 schools, Lori works with educators to develop and implement classroom, school and district level innovations leading to career, college and workforce success for all students.

Before joining KnowledgeWorks, Lori worked in Reynoldsburg City Schools, a KnowledgeWorks partner, affording her firsthand experience in the implementation of KnowledgeWorks models.