Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Lori Stanley has over 20 years of experience in the dental profession. A nationally Certified Dental Assistant, she has been teaching Dental Careers at CTC since 2001. She is a member of the Spotsylvania Education Association, the Virginia Association for Career and Technical Education, and the Virginia Health and Medical Sciences Educators Association. Mrs. Stanley also serves as a local advisor for the student organization, HOSA-Future Health Professionals.
Mrs. Stanley graduated from South Western High School in Hanover, Pennsylvania and attended Millersville University in Lancaster, PA where she majored in education. In 1982, she joined the US Navy where she received her training as a dental technician and proudly served our country for 6 1/2 years. She was stationed in California and Hawaii. In 1995, Mrs. Stanley moved Spotsylvania where she worked as a dental assistant and receptionist.
Life's experiences prepared Mrs. Stanley for the opportunity to teach. She is blessed to work with the high school students and enjoys sharing her experiences, knowledge and passion for the helping others with them. She finds it humbling to think that she is working with students who have the potential to touch so many lives as future members of the healthcare community. Some of Mrs. Stanley's former students work in local offices as dental assistants while others have continued their education and are now Registered Dental Hygienists. Two former CTC Dental Career students have attended dental school and are now general dentists. She states, "It is rewarding to see these students set goals, work hard, and achieve their dreams".
In her spare time, Mrs. Stanley serves the community as a volunteer at Lifepoint Church in the children's ministry. By working with local dentists and through continuing education, Mrs. Stanley stays current in the ever-changing field of dentistry. She enjoys music and going for motorcycle rides in the country with her husband. They are proud parents of three adult children and reside here in Spotsylvania County.
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