Lisa joined the Education Group in 2019 having previously completed a successful tenure as the Principal of Ellerslie Primary School, in Auckland, where she has led the school on a very successful improvement pathway. Prior to Ellerslie, Lisa was the Principal at Reremoana School. She has been in leadership roles since 2002.
Lisa has been in Education since 1997 – teaching and leading in a diverse range of school settings. Her experience and expertise include school governance, internal evaluation, leadership/management, curriculum, coaching and mentoring (implementation and learning culture) and professional learning development. She has a particular passion for developing school leaders and increasing teacher effectiveness. Lisa is skilled at developing open, consultative processes with stakeholders to grow educationally powerful partnerships.
Lisa is experienced in working with Senior Leadership Teams, Middle Leaders and teachers in the areas of organisational improvement, strategic planning/school visioning, coaching/mentoring, curriculum leadership, restorative practice and Kāhui Ako/CoL. She is passionate about how quality education can make significant differences for all students in schools.