Lisa joins the Raffles family from Portland, Oregon, USA where she taught 6th grade Math, Science, and Language Arts at a rural elementary school. She firmly believes that all students can learn and be successful in, and beyond, the classroom. She sets high expectations for her students, but provides an engaging atmosphere where students can build upon their existing strengths to become leaders and collaborative citizens. She enjoys being outside, surrounded by nature. Her favorite outdoor activities include camping, hiking, and running. To fuel her busy lifestyle, she enjoys cooking comfort foods and desserts. She also likes trying new restaurants and food. Lisa brings an upbeat and positive attitude to Raffles.