Maine DOE team member Lori Freeman is being highlighted this week as part of the Get to know the DOE team. Learn a little more about Lori in the question and answer below.
What are your roles with DOE?
I work for Special Services of DOE. I process the EFS-04’s which are State Agency Client Reimbursement Forms. Special education costs for state agency clients.
What do you like best about your job?
I enjoy working with all the school districts, getting to know them all. My position requires quite a bit of research and organization which I truly enjoy. I work with a great team that really cares.
How or why did you decide on this career?
I am here to serve. I’ve worked in the service field for years, including working for the homeless shelter and animal shelter. I enjoy working for the greater good.
What do you like to do outside of work for fun?
My passion is gardening, planting, and maintaining flowers and vegetables. I just love being outside with my two Labs, taking long walks in the woods behind my house. At the moment I am teaching myself how to play the guitar.