As the Director of Program, Lisa is responsible for overseeing the implementation, expansion and staff supporting our Baby Connections®, Get Ready for School™ and Letters, Sounds and Words™ programs. Lisa has over 30 years of experience in pre school and school age care and education. She served in the classroom in a variety of positions as well in numerous school board roles. Lisa has taught Kindergarten to grade 8 in Thames Valley District School Board as well as being a Learning Support Teacher, Elementary Vice-Principal and Principal. She has her Special Education Specialist and her Reading Specialist qualifications as well as a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership. Lisa has been involved with Indigenous education as a supporter of the Indigenous Collaborative Inquiry provincial project and as a presenter at the First Nations Advisory Committee. If you are interested in partnering with Strong Start or have questions related to our programs, please contact Lisa.