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Maryland School for the Blind Paraprofessional and Stevenson Alumna Honored with National Award

Nottingham, MD

October 10, 2019


Lori Adamo, a Paraeducator at The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), has been named the Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB) 2019 Outstanding Paraprofessional for Students with Visual Impairments.

Annually, the organization recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals nationally who work with students who are blind or visually impaired. The winners are chosen by Principals of Schools for the Blind from across the country.

Adamo, a graduate of Stevenson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Education and Psychology), has been on the staff at MSB since 2006, serving as a Paraeducator in the early learning program. She works with both disabled and non-disabled children from 3-5 years of age.

She was unanimously nominated for the award by members of the MSB education staff for her dedication to her students and their families and for exceeding the expectations of the job. Over the past 13 years, she has been a leader and mentor to her peers and has taken on additional responsibilities at the school, often doing extra work in her personal time.