With Georgia Pre-K Week being celebrated the week of October 5th-9th, we thought it fitting to begin our National Principals Month Recognitions with a profile on Lori Smith, Director of the Baldwin County Early Learning Center.
Lori Smith, Director of the Baldwin County Early Learning Center, has been working in education for 23 years. 5 of those years has been spent as our bright and cheerful school leader of our youngest learners.
Mrs. Smith believes the Early Learning Center is a happy supportive place to work and she feels so blessed to be a part of enhancing the lives of area students and their families.
“The ELC is such a great place to work. I feel like we get to make decisions everyday that improve the lives of students and their families and that makes me feel like we are truly making a difference in this community. Because our students are so young, we have become a second home for them. We are all family.”
Mrs. Smith considers herself as a fair and democratic school leader.
“I think everyone in the room has something to offer. I believe if I knew everything I would not need a team of people to make this school run and it runs beautifully because of the special skills