Lori Pryor Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
Language, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Spelling


I graduated from DCHS in 1982. I received my BA in Elementary Education grades 1-8 from Tennessee Tech in 1992.  I earned my Masters degree in Administration and Supervision in 1995. I received my library science certification in 2000. I also have several hours earned toward my Ed.S. degree 


This is my 25th year of teaching.  This year is my first year as the computer teacher. 


I was born and raised in Smithville, TN.  I currently reside in Smithville. I have a daughter, Erin, who is a recent graduate Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

I have taught at DeKalb West School since August of 1993.  I have taught Title 1 reading, 5th grade, 4th grade and taught  third grade for several years.  This is my second year to be  the computer teacher.  I am an academic coach for K-8. I was voted teacher of the year in 2015.