Founder: Lori Towle

A Resource For 

Educators and Parents

Lori's Background

  • Trainings:
  • Responsive Classroom Administrators Training
  • Microsoft Educator's Training
  • Alternate-Tasking  
  • Growth Mindset Training with Carol Dweck
  • Brain-Based Learning 
  • Executive Functioning Training w/Sarah Ward
  • Yardsticks Training w/Chip Wood
  • Reggio Emilia Training
  • Brain Gym Training
  • Collaborative Problem Solving with Ross Greene
  • Coaching Certification
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • 1st Aid/CPR Certified
  • WyzAnt Tutoring Certified
  • Learning & The Brain
  • Nurtured Heart

Bowdoin College  
The University of Southern Maine  
United States Sports Academy
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology/Education
Master of Sport Science Degree

*Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership and Instructional Design - in progress
*United States Sports Academy
Master of Sport Science Degree
*University of Southern Maine
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology/Education
*Bowdoin College

Work Experience:
* Presently serving as Director of Innovative Learning at Odyssey Day School
*Director of Full Circle Classrooms, Project-Based Learning Micro School 2014-2017
*Educator at Acera School in Winchester, MA
*Educator at The Advent School in Boston, MA
*Adjunct Faculty/Coach at Stephens College in MO
*Administrator and Educator at Columbia Independent School in MO
*Head Coach at the Collegiate Level at Stephens College and The University of Southern Maine
*Teacher at Sebago Educational Alliance in Buxtom, ME
*Educator and Administrator at Breakwater School in Portland, ME
*Coach of 30+ youth sports teams (and I have never blown a whistle!) ~ Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, Running, Swimming

The goal of Full Circle Classrooms is to promote a student-centered approach to innovative learning. How do teachers transfer ownership and center their teaching practices around the students, giving students voice and choice?
How do teachers collaborate to integrate curriculum with a focus on Digital Literacy and the development of 21st Century Skills?