Lisa has over 15 years of experience teaching English to students of all ability levels in both public and private schools. Certified for grades 7-12, Lisa has a Masters Degree in Education from the University at Buffalo, is a 2001 Fellow of the WNY Writing Project at Canisius College, and has presented at various education conferences at both the state and local levels.
In 2009, she founded an after-school Lego club at her son’s elementary school, which evolved into a STEAM-based program reaching more than 1,000 elementary students per year. She uses a variety of teaching techniques and an interdisciplinary approach to create hands-on enrichment curriculum. All of these experiences inform the engaging professional development programs Lisa has helped to design.