Lisa joins Teach Plus as a T3 Teacher Leadership Coach in Philadelphia. Prior to joining Teach Plus, Lisa spent eleven years as an elementary school teacher leader. She started her career in the Baltimore City Public School System, where she spent three years teaching as part of Teach for America. For the last eight years she has taught in public schools in Philadelphia. She has served as grade team leader, mentor teacher, and school improvement team chair, in addition to leading and serving on numerous committees and school improvement initiatives. Lisa has also worked as a teacher leader for Teach For America at the Philadelphia Summer Institute. Additionally, she works for Johns Hopkins University Graduate School of Education as a Portfolio Coach. In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, running, and reading. She holds BA’s in American Studies and Sociology from Penn State University, a MA in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University, and a MS in Reading and K-12 Reading Specialist Certification from Gwynedd Mercy University.
Philadelphia T3 Teacher Leadership Coach