After 23 years of experience in public education as a teacher, assistant principal and principal serving large metropolitan and suburban school districts in Texas and Illinois, Lisa brings with her an extensive knowledge of child development, instructional design, conflict resolution, community building, professional development and instructional coaching. Lisa is passionate about ensuring access to high quality learning and enrichment experiences for all children and youth. A lover of the arts, she is a classically trained musician and plays the violin and French horn and has championed experiences to foster an appreciation for the visual and performing arts in youth.
An advocate for promoting STEAM experiences to spark interests and develop skills that can impact future college and career readiness in youth, her passion align with Prime Time perfectly. As a school administrator, she brought coding, robotic and video production opportunities to her students, and was the district-wide coordinator for the annual science fair and STEAM Possible event. As a proponent of life-long learning, Lisa believes learning should be fun, engaging, interactive and meaningful and strives to create learning experiences that adhere to these basic tenets. She holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Oberlin College.