Claycamp will work with middle and high schools in the Cherokee area to help students succeed in their post-secondary educational plans. She will advise on career choices, financial aid, admissions, study skills, college planning, and personal and career goals.
Christina Brandon, director of Educational Talent Search, commented, "We are very excited that students in the area will benefit from the knowledge and enthusiasm of Dori, who is well acquainted with the Cherokee area, having grown up here."
Claycamp is a graduate of Meriden-Cleghorn High School, Cleghorn. She earned her bachelor's degree in community recreation with a certificate in aging studies from The University of Iowa, Iowa City. She also holds an associate degree in sign language interpreting from Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs.
Prior to joining WITCC, she was food service director for Cherokee Community School District. She has also worked for the City of Boulder, Colo., as front desk manager at the East Boulder Recreation Center, and as an educational interpreter for Omaha Public Schools and for the Cherokee Community School District, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, and Western Iowa Tech.
Claycamp is married to Fred, Cherokee County deputy sheriff. They have three children, Caleb, Trey, and Dena.