Lisa joined Resources for Learning (RFL) in July 2015. Her responsibilities include managing multiple projects related to evaluation and data analysis, developing evaluation frameworks for complex initiatives, creating surveys, and analyzing survey results. Lisa’s specialties are program evaluation, professional development auditing, proposal development/writing, and research design.
Lisa works in the following service areas at RFL:
Prior to joining RFL, Lisa was a senior field analyst and research associate at the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER) in Austin, Texas. There she worked with instructional coaches on a statewide writing improvement initiative, served as an instructional coach on several intervention projects, and participated in the design/implementation of multiple research projects. Prior to MCPER, Lisa spent 21 years in the classroom as a secondary English language arts and reading teacher.
Lisa earned a Doctor of Philosophy in special education in the area of learning disabilities and behavior disorders at the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Arts in secondary education at Texas State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English at Texas State University. She is the author/co-author of several publications in peer-reviewed journals.