Mrs. Lora Ann Black
Mrs. Lora Ann Black has served as librarian at Stewart County High School for the last seventeen years. Prior to that, she was a high school science teacher for eight years. She earned a BS in Chemistry and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on reading from Austin Peay State University. She has completed her Plus 30 in education and is certified in elementary education as well. She obtained her Library Information Specialist credentials from Murray State University.
She is a long-time member of the TN Association of School Librarians (TASL) and is currently serving as President. In addition, she has been the president elect/conference chair, secretary, West TN River Region Area Representative, chaired the TASL Showcase event, worked to provide library professional development, and has been active on several TASL committees. Recently, she represented TN at the American Library Association’s AASL Affiliate Assembly.
Stewart County Education Association
TN Education Association
National Education Association
TN Association of School Librarians
TN Library Association
American Association of School Librarians
Young Adult Library Services Association
Honors and Awards
2013 TASL Innovative Library Award
Mrs. Black enjoys life on her family farm, is an avid shutterbug, and loves antiques and muscle cars.