Meet Our Dedicated Team

staff-2015

Administration

Lauren Tracey

Lauren Tracey

Principal

Lauren was born and raised in New Jersey, before moving to Boulder over thirty years ago. She has a BS in Molecular Biology from CU Boulder, earned her teaching license through Naropa University's School of Contemplative Education, and is currently a graduate student in UCD's School of Education. Lauren has taught in Boulder Valley for over ten years, and travels whenever possible with her husband and three children.

Kindergarten

Wendy Thoresen

Wendy Thoresen

Kindergarten

Wendy has a BA in Art History, a BFA in Fine Arts and a Master's Degree in Architecture.  After a long career in architecture, she began teaching and has been at Horizons for 10+ years.  Wendy has taught First Grade, a combined K/1, and is currently teaching Kindergarten.  When not at Horizons, Wendy loves to spend time in the mountains with her family, hiking, boating, skiing, drawing and painting.

Traci Bushnell

Traci Bushnell

Kindergarten

Traci is very excited to be returning home to Horizons after leaving 11 years ago on a grand adventure that included co-founding three schools – one in China, one in Congo, and an innovation school in Denver. Over the course of her 25-years in education, Traci has worked as a teacher and an administrator with Pre-K through 8th grade students. She earned a BA in Elementary Education and Psychology and a MA in Curriculum and Instruction. Traci’s passions include her family, friends, yoga, health and wellness, hiking, running, reading, dance, travel, and learning and teaching from the heart.

1/2 Grades

Beth Coleman

Beth Coleman

1/2 Teacher

Beth's Horizons career began in 1993 when she ran the Wednesday afternoon program. Since that time, she has taught Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Prior to receiving her Masters Degree in Elementary Education from CU, Beth taught at various preschools and at an alternative private school for children ages 8-18. In her "free" time Beth loves to run, do construction projects, and spend time with her sweet girls and husband.

Aubrey Demmon

Aubrey Demmon

1/2 Teacher

Aubrey has been teaching since 1999. She has taught high school English, elementary Spanish, and K-8th grade students. Most of her teaching has been grades 2/3 and she is currently working with a 1/2 class. Aubrey received her BA at Bradley University and her Masters in Literacy at Lesley University. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys and her daughter, snowboarding, reading, and playing with her pets.

Nichole Houser

Nichole Houser

1/2 Teacher

Nichole has had the pleasure of teaching at Horizons since 2008. She received her Elementary Education certification along with a degree in Spanish Language and Literature from CU Boulder. Nichole grew up in Carbondale, Colorado. She enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, listening to music, watching movies, and soaking in the summer sun.

Shannon Reid

Shannon Reid

1/2 Teacher

Shannon got her Elementary Education teaching license through the Friends' School Teacher Preparation Program, where she taught Kindergarten in 2014-2015. She received her Bachelor's in Sociology and is currently pursuing her Master's in Educational Psychology. She has since fallen in love with the students and community here at Horizons! In her free time she enjoys spending time with her three dogs and family, hiking, biking, and being outdoors in this beautiful state! Her other passions include musical theater, improv, and ultimate frisbee.

Natalie Bauer

Natalie Bauer

1/2 Teacher

Natalie is thrilled to be joining the Horizons K-8 family this year. She received her BA in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota Duluth. Then she immediately moved out to Colorado after graduation for sunshine and mountains. She received her Masters in Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education and Special Education from CU Boulder. She has taught K-5 English Language Development, kindergarten, 1st grade, and K-6 multiage classes. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, hiking, and camping with her family.

3/4 Grades

Julie Cohen

Julie Cohen

3/4 Teacher

Julie has a BA from Grinnell College, an international Montessori teaching license, and a M.A. in Instruction and Curriculum from CU Boulder. She has been teaching in Boulder since 1992. Julie enjoys spending time with her family, playing outdoors, and traveling.

Kate Grant

Kate Grant

3/4 Teacher

Kate is originally from New York, where she earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from Cortland State and a M.S. in Literacy from Potsdam State. She has taught in a variety of school settings as a Literacy Specialist (PK-6th), a preschool teacher, and a 1st grade teacher. During her free time, Kate enjoys reading, traveling, and adventuring outdoors, especially if she is running or hiking.

Emmy Kurtz

Emmy Kurtz

3/4 Teacher

Born and raised in Boulder, Emmy is a true Colorado girl. She obtained a BA in sociology and music and a MA in elementary education, both from the University of Denver. She taught at Isabella Bird Community School for 2 years in ECE and 1st grade and also has experience as an Expeditionary Learning teacher. As a graduate of Horizons K-8, Emmy is fortunate to work side-by-side with her mentors and childhood teachers. In her free time, Emmy can be found singing, traveling, cooking, hiking with her family’s Golden Retriever, practicing her Spanish, appreciating music, and finding shapes in the clouds while relaxing in a hammock.

Elizabeth Miller

Elizabeth Miller

3/4 Teacher

Elizabeth is thrilled to return to Boulder after ten years in Massachusetts. During her time away, she pursued a degree in American Studies and Education, taught 3rd and 4th grade in the Cambridge Public Schools, and most recently completed a master’s degree in Mind, Brain, and Education. When Elizabeth is not at school, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, cooking and eating, and reading great books. She loves to travel and has sailed throughout many parts of the world including a recent five week trip through French Polynesia, the Cook Islands, and Tonga. 

5/6 Grades

Lynn Dobransky Pence

Lynn Dobransky Pence

5/6 Teacher

Lynn has been happily learning and growing with her students, colleagues and parents here in the Horizons K-8 community since 1998. She takes pride in creating learning environments that help students challenge themselves outside their comfort zone, in the academic, social, and critical realms of thinking - she believes that all students are capable of accomplishing great things. Lynn has a BA in Sociology and a MA in Education specializing in Multicultural Foundations of Bilingual Education from CU- Boulder and maintains 5 different teaching licenses.  When she is not working on her own professional development or being inspired by her students, she can be found hiking the trails around Boulder, writing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Peter Hegelbach

Peter Hegelbach

5/6 Teacher

Peter has taught all grades from K-12 in areas from special education to film making. After a brief stint as an ocean lifeguard, he began teaching in 1987 and has taught exclusively in multi-age settings during his career. Peter graduated with a BA in architecture from Princeton University and a MA in elementary education from the University of Colorado – Denver.  Recently, he authored publications for the Center for Teaching International Relations on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, illegal diamond trade in Sierra Leone, and a teacher's guide to the “State of the World Atlas.” When not with his family, Peter can be found running the hills and trails of Boulder.

Rachel Clionsky

Rachel Clionsky

5/6 Teacher

Rachel grew up in central Pennsylvania. She attended The University of North Carolina Wilmington where she studied biology, but the mountains of Colorado were calling her name. She moved to Boulder, site unseen, nine years ago and found her niche. She attended She earned a degree in Elementary Education and through CU’s Partners in Education program, she earned an MA in Math and Science Education. When Rachel is not teaching or studying, she can be found climbing, trail running, cycling, or cross country skiing. She and her fiance, also a teacher, love to travel to pursue their shared passion of rock climbing.

Annie Blankenship

Annie Blankenship

5/6 Teacher

Annie grew up in Texas and studied Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Elementary Education. She started her teaching as a fourth grade math and science teacher. She is passionate about teaching the whole child, focused on individualizing learning for students, and feels strongly about helping students adopt a growth mindset and 21st century skills so they can develop the grit they need to be successful. Her intention is to create a safe classroom in which students feel comfortable taking on challenges, making mistakes, and growing as learners and thinkers.  When she is not teaching school, she can be found teaching dance, dancing herself, reading, or spending time outside.

7/8 Grades

Jim Freund

Jim Freund

7/8 Math teacher and Advisor

Jim has been married to his lovely wife, Lynda, for over 25 years. They share their lives with two wonderful children, Darcy and MacLean, both of whom are in college. Jim has a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an M.A. in Education. He has been teaching at Horizons/Paddock since 1993. He taught kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade for three years and has taught 5th through 8th grade since.  He has sung in local area choirs and directed musicals at a local theater company.  He also enjoys biking, hiking, camping, most sports, reading, writing, traveling, and, most certainly, teaching.  Look for his young adult fiction book coming out soon (he hopes).

Katie Miles

Katie Miles

Katie Miles, 7/8 English Teacher and Advisor

As a Boulder native, Katie loves sunshine and spending time outdoors. If not golfing, skiing or hiking, she might be found enjoying a book in her hammock. Katie is also a world traveler; having traversed the landscapes of Europe, Asia and Central America, she is always in pursuit of challenging experiences! While dreaming up her next adventure, she might be seen wandering the farmer's market or patronizing a local bookstore, always in search of bringing relevant life experience into the classroom. Katie earned her BA and completed her Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She is passionate about researching new trends in education, and looks forward to learning alongside her colleagues at Horizons again this year!

Stacey Minster

Stacey Minster

Stacey Minster, 7/8 Science Teacher and Advisor

Stacey is originally from Ohio and received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from The Ohio State University. After graduation, she moved to Tucson, where she completed a Master of Education degree at the University of Arizona. In addition to her time at Horizons, Stacey has had the opportunity to teach Chemistry and Biology in Tucson and on the Big Island of Hawaii. Stacey loves spending time outdoors hiking, camping, running, and skiing. When not outside, she can be found in the kitchen cooking or working on her food blog.

Pat Smalley

Pat Smalley

Pat Smalley, 5-8 Spanish Teacher and Advisor

Pat has been teaching Spanish in Boulder for seven years. His love for the language began while studying at La Universidad de Lenguas Modernas in Granada, Spain, and since then has spent time traveling through various Spanish-speaking countries. When not teaching, Pat enjoys spending time with his family, furthering his language study, and being outdoors.

Teran Sittner

Teran Sittner

7/8 Social Studies Teacher and Advisor

Teran has a B.A. in Liberal Arts and World Religious Studies and an M.A. in Education. A curious soul, Teran considers herself a facilitator and co-learner alongside her students and is always seeking new perspectives and ideas to bring into the classroom. Among her favorite pastimes are reading, traveling, camping, enjoying theater, tennis, playing guitar, singing, and most recently, trying to teach herself to play the standup bass and banjo. She is looking forward to work alongside such passionate and inspiring colleagues, parents, and of course, students!

T.O.S.A.

Jaclyn Adley

Jaclyn Adley

Teacher On Special Assignment

Jaclyn grew up in New Jersey, but has always been a mountain girl at heart. She began her teaching career in 2001 in NYC public schools where she had the opportunity to truly embrace a diverse community of learners. She moved to Boulder, Colorado in 2005 to wear many different hats in the education world from classroom teacher, to interventionist, to student support services at a local charter school in Longmont. She holds a BS in outdoor education from Northern Arizona University and a MS in elementary education from Lehman College in NY. Outside of school Jaclyn enjoys spending time baking, hiking, and skiing with her two beautiful girls and her chef husband.

Math and Spanish

Diane Diesh

Diane Diesh

5-6 Math Teacher

Diane is embarking upon teaching after a fulfilling career as a software engineer. Her lifelong love of math steered her toward a desire to get students excited about STEM. Though originally from California, Diane and her husband have lived in Boulder since 1991, where they raised three children. Her outside interests include travel, hiking, calligraphy, and her two yellow labs, Charlotte and JJ.

Jeff Bushnell

Jeff Bushnell

Spanish K-5

Jeff has been blessed to spend his 32 years in education working in bilingual, charter, innovation, and overseas schools, helping to found one as a teacher and two as an administrator. His eight years as a first grade teacher at Horizons brought his life’s work – advancing compassion in and out of the classroom – into sharp focus, and led in the birth of an educational nonprofit. He earned a BA in Psychology and Pre-Med, and a MA in Curriculum and Instruction. Jeff loves to travel whenever and wherever he can. When closer to home, he can be found hiking, running, writing poetry, reading, and enjoying his beautiful family and friends.

Specialists

Christy Shoemaker

Christy Shoemaker

K-5 Literacy Specialist

Christy is so grateful to be a part of the Horizons community. A Colorado native, she enjoys the fresh air during her daily walk to school, no matter the weather. She received a BA in Sociology and a MA in Elementary Education. Her teaching experience has been as a classroom teacher for grades 1, 3, 4 and 5 and as literacy specialist for grades K-5. Her interest in helping the struggling students in her classroom led her to pursue additional training in literacy development and intervention. Christy is committed to supporting the diverse needs of learners and of honoring the diversity in our school and in our world. She loves spending time with her amazing boys and her husband, swimming in the wee hours, practicing yoga, cooking healthy foods and learning how to sew again.

Karen Dimetrosky

Karen Dimetrosky

K-5 Literacy Specialist

Karen started teaching literacy and CLIP (a one on one reading intervention for first graders) at Horizons in 2010.  She received her Masters in Experiential Education at CU Boulder in 1991.  After teaching in the classroom 2 years in Denver, she went back to graduate school in Boulder for literacy.  Karen has been teaching literacy and CLIP in Boulder since 1998.When not teaching, she spends time with her family: two daughters Madeline and Emma,  her husband Scott and black lab Tashi. Her favorite activities are trail running, hiking, skate skiing and cycling.  When not doing those things, she is cooking healthy gluten-free meals and bake goods!

Lis Duckworth

Lis Duckworth

K-4 Special Education Teacher

Lis (pronounced Liz) grew up in Missouri and attended St. Olaf College in Minnesota. She then taught at an outdoor education center in the Santa Cruz mountains of California for two years. From there she moved to Boulder and began teaching children at the Denver Botanic Gardens. After deciding to pursue a career in special education, she began Master's in Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado and worked as a paraprofessional in Erie, Colorado. In her free time, Lis loves to camp and hike with her husband and dog, Banjo, rock climb, garden and read.

Kara Priest

Kara Priest

Visual Arts Teacher

Kara grew up in a family of professional oil painters. Kara studied Jacque Devand, Frank Covino, Italian Veradacio painting, and Berndt Savig. Other studies include drawing, painting, sculpture, composition and history. Kara has done illustration and design work for books, CD covers, and private businesses. She has been involved in multimedia productions, creating installations and designing artwork. Kara designs nearly all of her own curricula and has lately been teaching some of them to other educators

Jeremy Dion, MA, LPC

Jeremy Dion, MA, LPC

School Counselor

Jeremy Dion is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a background in play therapy, music therapy and Gestalt therapy. He is also a father and a professional musician, and has been working with children, adolescents, adults and families since 2000.

Carol Schwendener

Carol Schwendener

Computer Literacy and 7th Grade Math Teacher

Originally from California, Carol moved to Boulder in 2005. Carol loves teaching and learning from her students in the area of science and technology. She is especially passionate about sustainable food production and has worked with farmers in the Brazilian Amazon. She studied Biology and Soil Science before completing her teaching credential in math and science. Carol enjoys many outdoor activities, including swimming, skiing, tennis, gardening, and more recently, exploring Boulder’s playgrounds with her two daughters and husband. When stuck indoors, she enjoys baking, cooking, reading, and sharing a good meal with family and friends.

Bryanna Wehr

Bryanna Wehr

Physical Education

Bryanna (Bry – pronounced “Bree”) is beyond thrilled and honored to teach PE at Horizons! Born and raised in San Diego, Bry has recently relocated to the Boulder area. She has a B.S. in Kinesiology, emphasizing in Adapted Pedagogy, an M.S. in Kinesiology, emphasizing in Curriculum and Instruction. Bry has been teaching Adapted PE and looks forward to creating and implementing a diverse PE program in collaboration with the Horizons community. In her free time she enjoys exploring all things outdoors, diversifying her workout routine, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Stephanie Landrum

Stephanie Landrum

K-4 Special Education Long Term Substitute

Stephanie Landrum has recently moved to Boulder from the San Francisco Bay Area, but is originally from Upstate New York.  She has received a BA in Applied Behavior Analysis and earned a special education credential. For the past ten years, she has taught at various schools in Oakland and San Francisco and prior to that has worked in a private school for students with autism.  When not in the classroom, she can be found camping, biking, walking her dog and spending time with her family.

Rebecca Maiolo

Rebecca Maiolo

5-8 Special Education Teacher

Rebecca spent her early years in New York, where she grew up. Most of her family still lives there and she goes back to visit often. She got her Bachelor's degree at California State University Monterey Bay and her Masters in Special Education from Metropolitan State University in Denver. She brings with her an array of experience in education spanning over 13 years. Rebecca has been living in and loving Boulder for almost 10 years. In her free time she loves to be outside, hiking, biking and swimming. She also enjoys to read, explore new places and spend time with her family.

Para Educators

Nicoleta Simon

Nicoleta Simon

Kindergarten Para Educator and Kindergarten Enrichment Teacher

Nicoleta Simon joined the Horizons' community in 2011. Her childhood dream was to become an English teacher. So, she got a BA in Language Arts (English and French) and is now helping teach kindergarteners how to read and write. In the afternoon, she is doing cool messy projects and having fun leading Enrichment. While not at school she likes to read, watch movies or cook.

Sophie Krauth

Sophie Krauth

Kindergarten & 3/4 Para Educator

Sophie grew up in Tokyo, Japan attended The College of Wooster in Ohio. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in History and holds certifications in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. While living in Ohio, Sophie student taught in a 3rd grade classroom and worked as a substitute teacher. After 5 years in Ohio, Sophie decided it was time for a change of scenery and moved to Colorado. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, hiking and spending time with family and friends.

Dee Dee Rice

Dee Dee Rice

1/2 Para Educator

I have been working at Horizons since 2002.  I am a special ed para in Shannon's 1/2 class.  My three sons graduated from Horizons.  My background is in Child Life, a program that works with hospitalized children and their families.  I have been the Health Coordinator for Head Start.  I have worked with Social Services providing emergency foster care, and worked with children in the Nurturing Program.  I've also volunteered with CASA as a court appointed child advocate.  I love hiking, yoga, cross-country skiing, art classes, spending time with my kids and snowy days!

Jen Chatel Rose

Jen Chatel Rose

1/2 Para Educator

Jen is a para educator in Nichole's 1/2 classroom. She previously taught 1st grade in BVSD. She loves to hike, do yoga, play tennis and spend time with her family; her 2 active boys, husband and their two dogs. Jen is excited to be back in the creative, enthusiastic environment of a classroom!

Leanne Lockhart

Leanne Lockhart

1/2 Para Educator

Leanne's  love of teaching comes from her strong desire to make a difference in young lives. She currently works with I Have a Dream Foundation, teaching a 4th Grade class of Dreamers. She was a soccer coach for Nova Soccer for 5 years, thoroughly enjoying the mix of athletics and young energy! She has boy/girl twins in college. Having lived in the mountains for the past 25 years, Leanne loves nature, hiking, biking, skiing, wildlife- everything Colorado has to offer! She is very excited to be a part of the Horizons community.

Sally Holmes

Sally Holmes

3/4 Para Educator and Kindergarten Enrichment Assistant

Sally has been a para, parent & substitute teacher at Horizons since 2001. She currently works as a Para Educator in Sally Warren's 3/4 classroom. She enjoys supporting all of the teachers, students, and parents. Her past teaching experience enhances her classroom contributions.

Bede Kopp

Bede Kopp

3/4 Para Educator

Bede is a Para Educator in Julie's 3/4 classroom. Bede has been a teacher since 2001 working in the Denver area. She first became acquainted with Horizons during her teacher education when one of the founders taught a class at CU. After that experience, she knew that someday she would end up learning and contributing in the Horizons nurturing community. Bede has two wonderful young adult sons and a middle aged dog. In her time away from school, she likes to read, cook, hike, bead, travel, spend time with friends/family, and practice yoga.

Kristen Demaree

Kristen Demaree

5/6 Para Educator

Kristen has an elementary teaching license.  She holds a BFA in film studies and an MFA in dance. Kristen teaches ballet at Boulder Ballet and Longmont Dance Theater, creates new dance theater works with her dance company “Delusions of Grandeur Productions”, and plays Scandinavian folk fiddle and plays in various music groups in the area.  She also loves gardening and designing costumes for her dance productions.  Kristen is very excited to be working with the amazing students and staff at Horizons.

Leslie Dunlap

Leslie Dunlap

5/6 Para Educator

Leslie is a Para Educator in Rachel's 5/6 classroom, Rachel's 5th grade academic lab, and Julie's 7th grade math class. In her spare time she enjoys dancing and teaching Nia, cooking delicious vegan food, and studying math.

Kateri Saeks

Kateri Saeks

5/6 Para Educator

Kateri is a native to Minnesota, and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison (Go Badgers!).  She spent multiple years living and working abroad, teaching English and studying during her college years.  Following graduation, she found her niche at Anderson Consulting as a Process Engineer and Metrics Specialist.  7 years later, she discovered her love of volunteering and teaching at Horizons.  She is a proud parent of 2 Horizons graduates and has worked subbing para and teaching A&S at Horizons for over 8 years.  Her hobbies are hiking and yoga.

Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson

5/6 Para Educator

Kelly is happy to be at Horizons after taking time off from teaching to be at home with her young son and daughter. She has a MA in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Secondary Literacy from CU Denver. Born into a military family, Kelly has lived throughout the United States and Panama. She came to Colorado in 1990 and loves to take advantage of the outdoor activities available here with her family. She also loves to read and write and has an endorsement as a reading teacher.

Jennifer Green

Jennifer Green

K-4 Special Ed Para Educator

Jenny recently graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with her Bachelor's in General Education Studies and Minor in Psychology. While living in NH she student taught in a 2nd grade classroom and worked as a paraprofessional in a 4th grade classroom. After graduating she discovered her passion for Montessori philosophy of teaching. Shortly after Jenny packed her bags and cats and drove out to Colorado to start a new chapter! In her free time Jenny mostly enjoys being in good company, hiking, camping, music concerts, traveling, backpacking, gardening, crafting, and snow boarding.

 

Jeanne Kipke

Jeanne Kipke

After Care Coordinator

Jeanne Kipke has worked at Horizons since 1998 teaching everything from Arts & Sciences, Exploratories, Kindergarten, K/1, 1/2, and now is the After Care Coordinator. She graduated from CU with a BA in Sociology along with Elementary Teacher Certification.  Jeanne has a passion for writing and art and loves to dance and walk to school as often as possible. She also has a daily goal of experiencing one big belly laugh every day with her students and is happy to announce that this is one goal that is easily accomplished!

Office Staff

Hope Nelson-Roohr

Hope Nelson-Roohr

School Support Assistant

Hope Nelson-Roohr has been with Horizons since 1990. She is thrilled with her new job title:  School Support Assistant- supporting the whole of Horizons...teachers, admin, staff, students & parents.  She still assists in the health room, runs the front office, is the Registrar and is responsible for Open Enrollment.  Hope is a Springsteen groupie, a movie buff and a Game of Thrones fanatic.  But she is most proud of her two grown daughters and her grandson, all Horizons students.

Joan Truesdale

Joan Truesdale

Bookkeeper and Budgeting

Joan has been part of the Horizons community since 1996, as a teacher, a para, and now as a parent and school bookkeeper. Originally from the Midwest, she moved to Colorado for college and just never left. She earned degrees from Colorado College and CU. She loves spending time with her nuclear and extended family, traveling anywhere, learning and trying all sorts of crafts, and still feels like she's on vacation in colorful Colorado after all these years.

Denise DellaRocco

Denise DellaRocco

Payroll, Budgeting, & Webmaster

Denise first became a part of the Horizons Community while earning her teaching license at CU back in the 90s. Most recently at Horizons Denise has embraced her love for putting numbers in their place and creating digital based systems. She can be found at her standing desk in the business office updating the website on one screen and navigating a 10 page excel budget spreadsheet on the other. She loves hiking, fixing things, blogging, crafting with her daughters, traveling, social media, and is very passionate about clean eating.

Lisa Finnigan

Lisa Finnigan

Health Aide

A native of Colorado, Lisa was born and raised in Littleton.  She has her B.S. in Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Administration from Western Illinois University.  Lisa has worked with children of all ages for over twenty years.  She was a Site Director and Assistant Director of Boulder’s School Age Care (SAC) program.  In addition, she was employed by the City of Boulder recreation center childcare.  Lisa is very passionate about the well-being of the students.  In her spare time Lisa enjoys being with her husband and three boys.