About Mrs. Norris

Mrs. Laurie Norris is Kingsport City School’s eLearning Coordinator. Mrs. Norris partners with both teachers and students to help guide and support with eLearning platforms and strategies such as: Canvas, technology integration, and professional learning. Mrs. Norris is a proud graduate of Marist High School in Atlanta, Georgia before continuing her education at Berry College in Rome, GA where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She then attended the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia; here she received a Master’s Degree in Art Education.


Laurie has worked in advertising and design. She is also a distinguished artist, and she began her career in the field of education as an art teacher. Later, Mrs. Norris became the district-wide eLearning Coordinator; a role which Mrs. Norris EXCELs at making her the perfect partner for D-B EXCEL.


In her spare time, Laurie enjoys spending time with her husband of twenty-eight years and their three grown children. As a family, they enjoy spending time outdoors appreciating nature. She and her husband also have a passion for interior design and architecture, which is evident by the time they spend designing and constructing their cabin in the woods.


Mrs. Norris loves working with Dobyns-Bennett EXCEL for the amazing teachers and students. She says that she is proud to be part learning culture DBE provides, and DBE is very lucky to have her on our team.