Hello! My name is LoRena Thomas, and I'm proud to say I have been teaching for 26 years. I began my teaching career in the Bibb County School district, where I taught for 3 years. My remaining 23 years, have been in Houston County at Westside Elementary. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia College in 1994. I received a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education from Fort Valley State University in 2004. I then, obtained a Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College in 2014.