Lorie began her teaching career in 1990 in Seine River School division. After completing further special education training she moved over to Hanover School Division, teaching special education in 1991. She has worked as a special education / behaviour programming consultant with their student services branch from 1997 until present.
Lorie has been actively involved in a number of boards and non profit organizations. Lorie takes special interest in the enVision board since her grandparents were part of the founding families in the 50s.