Lisa Quon Heinsen is a Teach Plus Los Angeles Teaching Policy Fellow. Lisa is the instructional intervention coordinator at San Pascual Elementary in Highland Park, working in the classroom directly with students while also coaching teachers and facilitating professional development on the latest instructional shifts and strategies. Lisa is a LAUSD Teacher of the Year and a recipient of United Way’s Inspirational Teacher Award. She co-authored One School of Thought: Moving Toward the Common Core as an Educators 4 Excellence Policy Team Fellow. Lisa earned a BA from Pepperdine University and an MA from the University of California, Los Angeles Principal Leadership Institute.