Meet Lisa, 2021 Tutor of the Year
Spotlight on Lisa
A creative tutor & conversation group leader, Lisa created an online lesson library to share during the pandemic.
Inspiring LVSC Moment: When I share a funny word or comment with my students, I realize that not only did they understand the concept, the laughter bonds us together. In that moment you realize what the power of language can do.
Day Job: I am a former HR professional who specialized in expatriate leadership and development.
Favorite Food: It’s a difficult task to pick just one favorite food because I love to eat! My favorites are sushi, steak, cannoli and s’mores, but, I also can’t forget to mention chocolate. Honestly, everything is better with chocolate!
Hobbies: I love reading and writing (how shocking from a literacy tutor, right?) and after many years of promising my children, I finally wrote a children’s book of my own. Also, because I love to eat, I try to stay active and do some form of fitness every day 😊. Lastly, even though I am a complete novice, I love to garden and valiantly try to keep my flowers and veggies alive!
Favorite Book: I love Exodus by Leon Uris. It’s an older book but the story and message is timeless – it inspires you to remember that despite the incredible hardships of the past and obstacles that may lay in your path, fiercely believing in something can make the impossible, quite possible.
R&R Spot: The beach is definitely my happy place. The sound of the waves crashing and the sand in my toes always relaxes and restores me.