Lori Lipkind joined the Miriam Academy family in 2020, after 23 years in the Parkway school district. Her other experiences have been in the Hazelwood and University City school districts and in educational publishing. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Kansas (Rock Chalk, Jayhawks!) and her master’s degree in English from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and holds Missouri certifications in English and social studies. Ms. Lipkind’s passion is project-based, hands-on learning as well as infusing literacy into the history curriculum.