Lisa has 15+ years of experience as a teacher and instructional coach specializing in differentiation. In addition to being a public educator, Lisa is a speaker, writer, and provides customizable professional development for districts across the country on topics including differentiation, instructional coaching, and assessment. She is dedicated to effecting change which positively impacts student learning.
Lisa is a frequent presenter having presented for school districts, organizations, and at educational conferences including ASCD (with Carol Ann Tomlinson), Visible Learning, IAGC, ICE, IETC, and ICIC.
Lisa is currently authoring her first book, Student-Driven Differentiation with Corwin Press. She is also a frequent contributor to Peter DeWitt’s EdWeek blog, Finding Common Ground.
Lisa is a parent of a third-grader and a sixth-grader, enjoys destressing at the Bar Method, loves music and the City of Chicago! Follow her by subscribing to this blog and/or following her on Twitter @lisa_westman.