NKN Staff, Parents and Community, I am very excited to introduce Lori Dilbeck as the new Neah-Kahk-Nie Middle School Principal! Lori has 25 years of successful experience as an educator. She served as the Tri City Elementary Principal, for the South Umpqua School District, from 2015-19. As many of you know, Lori was an outstanding Neah-Kah-Nie School District classroom teacher/literacy coach for seventeen years. Lori earned her Oregon Initial Administrator License from Portland State University. She has a Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. As an instructional leader, Lori believes, “Building leadership capacity at Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School is the key to increasing academic achievement.” Welcome back to Neah-Kah-Nie School District Lori!