Guest Professional Learning Presenter
Lisa Brooks is Principal Director of Commonwealth Learning Center’s Professional Training Institute, based in Needham, MA. She holds a Doctorate in adult learning and leadership, a Master’s degree in special education, and licensure in several states in elementary education, reading, special education, English as a second language, and adult education. Previously, she worked as a special educator in public schools in New Orleans and Tucson and served as Director of Commonwealth Learning Center’s student program from 1999 to 2008. Lisa trains, observes, and mentors teachers, serves as a district dyslexia consultant, and oversees the daily operations of the training department. She is a Fellow and board member of the Orton-Gillingham Academy.