About The Teacher

NAME: Mr. Cory Williams

SCHOOL: Laurel Nokomis School

STAFF: Social Studies Teacher

SCHOOL PHONE: (941) 486-2171

About The Teacher

   Cory Williams has been a teacher for twelve years in Sarasota County, 
Florida, but was originally raised in Findlay, Ohio. 

He received his Bachelors Degree in English Education from Wright State 
University in Dayton, Ohio, and received his Masters Degree 
in Educational Leadership from Walden University. He is certified to teach 
English (grades six through twelve,) social studies (grades five through 
nine,) elementary education (grades kindergarten through six.) He has a 
Gifted Education endorsement as well as Educational Leadership endorsement.   

   Mr. Williams was Brookside Middle School's 2003-2004 Teacher-of-the-Year, 
where he taught sixth grade language arts on the Academy of Technology team. 
He has been team leader, Language Arts Department Chair, Editor of the 
school-wide newspaper, THE CUDA NEWS, and the Student Council Advisor. 
Moreover, he serves on the LNS School Advisory Committee (SAC) as a 
middle school teacher representative, and is an LNS school representative for 
the teacher's union. For the 2008-2009 school year, he served as the Laurel 
Nokomis School Data Coach, and he has facilitated several technology 
trainings at the school and district levels.  

   He served in the United State Air Force before entering the teaching 
profession. He has TWO Honorable Discharges from the military. (One 
honorable discharge from the U.S. Air Force [active duty] and another from 
the Ohio Air National Guard.)

   Finally, he is elated and honored to be teaching language arts this year 
at Laurel Nokomis School.

Mission For The Class

   I hope to provide quality educational opportunities for students in my