Mrs. Lisa Michelle Dabbs - President

Mrs. Lisa Michelle Dabbs
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Mrs. Lisa Michelle Dabbs - President

IG: @lisdabbsedu

Lisa Michelle Dabbs is a wife, a Mom of two sons, and an educator. She has an extensive educational background having worked as a school principal, federal project director, and teacher. She holds a BA in Child Development and an M.Ed in Educational Administration. Lisa has been active in her community and has served on the Whittier Library Board and as the VP of the Whittier Area Literacy Council.

Lisa is an educational & social media consultant and owner of Lisa Dabbs Consulting. She's an Award-Winning blogger, author, podcaster, and speaker. Lisa is an internationally recognized education leader in the field of New Teacher development and is the founder of New Teacher Chat #ntchat on Twitter. 

Lisa's work is varied and spirited! She has written for a number of publications including, Huffington Post, Education Week, Smart Brief Education, Insight Advance, and She also served on Edutopia's Social Media Marketing Team, and as Director of Business Development for Ed Tech Teacher and Community Manager at Lisa enjoys connecting with companies who support educators and is a View Sonic Education Team consultant/presenter and an Adobe Education Thought Leader.

Lisa is a published author with Corwin Publishing. Her book "Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources" is part of the Connected Educator Series. Her leadership in new teacher support inspired the book and a future educational leadership publication is in the works.

Lisa is excited to serve as a Trustee on the board! She will be active in her community and on social media advocating for the needs of the children in her district. She believes that every child deserves to have a high-quality education and will use her knowledge and experiences as a foundation for decision making that will benefit all the students and school communities of the East Whittier City School District.