The Cumberland School Board recognizes staff members at each meeting. At the March 13, 2017, meeting the School Board introduced Mrs. Mary Larson, who is the English Language Learner (ELL) teacher. While this is her first year at Cumberland County Public Schools, she has been a teacher for over seven years. Teaching was a second career for Mrs. Lawson, who spent twenty years in the business world before pursuing her lifelong dream of becoming a teacher. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University, an MBA from Amberton University, and a Master’s degree from Western Michigan University.