George Lucas Educational Foundation

Lori Brenneise

Elementary School Teacher

Lori Brenneise graduated in 1994 with a B.S. in Elementary Education from Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas. She is a second-generation educator with more than 20 years of experience as a teacher, trainer, and presenter in both the United States and the Middle East. She is currently a reading teacher at Nebo Elementary School in McDowell County, North Carolina.


  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Helping Refugee Students Feel Safe

    Creating an environment of safety and security is crucial for inclusion of refugee students in the elementary classroom.