Degrees and Certifications:

Lorraine (Cummings) Perez

  • I am a NCST STEM Certified teacher and teach AP Biology and Dual Enrollment Biology through Northwest Shoals Community College. Currently serve as Biology Content Advisory Panel for Pearsons NES Testing, Science Club sponsor, recycling coordinator, Future Teachers of Alabama sponsor. University of North Alabama graduate with BSEd in Biology & Geology, Masters in Biology. Former department chair for 18 years and taught Anatomy and Zoology. Also former Alabama Science Teachers Association District 1 Director, and ACCESS online.

    State Finalist in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2021, Distinguished Mentor Teacher by the University of North Alabama, Outstanding High School Science Teacher from Alabama Science Teachers Association, PBS Digital Innovator, a 2013, 2016 & 2017 State Semifinalist in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, virtual judge for the Toshiba NSTA Exploravision contest, National Outstanding Biology Teacher Award from the National Association of Biology Teachers, 2015 & 2013 Superintendents Meritorious Award, Birdsleuth Ambassador for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, eCybermission Judge for the Army National STEM Competition, Siemens STEM Institute Featured Teacher of the Month, Siemens Stem Fellow, Genetic Technologies for Alabama Classrooms (GTAC) FellowFDA Professional Development Program in Food Science

    In my free time I enjoy traveling, yoga, reading, gardening and watching Bama football. My superpower is rescuing and fostering animals!! 

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