Teaching & Learning Team Specialist
Lori Broady is a member of the Teaching & Learning Team at ESU 4. She to has a passion for Social Studies education, community service, and helping teachers and students learn. As part of her position at ESU 4 she participates in the continuous improvement process, as a member of external teams for both Nebraska Frameworks and Cognia. In 2018, Lori became a NWEA Map Certified Facilitator. She has also a trainer for Emotional Poverty through the Aha! Process.
Part of Lori’s responsibilities at Educational Service Unit 4 include managing the Title IIa grant, assisting in the organization of EdCamps, planning the ESU 4 Quiz Bowl competition as well as being an EBA reviewer for AQuESTT.
Ms. Broady has been involved in education for over 25 years in a variety of capacities. She was fortunate to spend 23 years as a Social Studies teacher at Johnson-Brock Public Schools and was involved in a wide array of programs including We The People, National History Day, Mock Trial, and Project Citizen. Creating a strong community service program at Johnson-Brock was a particular point of satisfaction for Ms. Broady. Prior to her work at Johnson-Brock, Lori worked at Nemaha Valley Public Schools in Cook, Nebraska as a paraeducator.
On a state level, she has worked on teams to revise and rewrite the Nebraska State Social Studies Standards on three separate occasions. She has served as a member of the board for the Nebraska State Council for Social Studies and has also been a member of the Nemaha Valley Museum board.