Lisa Lewis-Neal was born in the Bay Area of Northern California.
She attended San Francisco State University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature; she is also a fellow of the UCLA Writing Project. She is credentialed in teaching as a Level 2 Education Specialist.
Ms. Lewis-Neal taught at Martin Luther King Elementary and Wilshire Crest Elementary prior to coming to Micheltorena, where she has taught for the past three years. She has taught special education for grades 3-6 and general education for 4th grade, as well as serving as a resource teacher.
Ms. Lewis-Neal loves teaching because “my students bring so much to the table! I love meeting them where they are and expanding on their interests. Teaching is a thrill because each day brings new surprises.”
Ms. Lewis-Neal spends a lot of time training and exercising her two rescue dogs, Max and Josie. She is also an avid gardener who grows her own herbs and vegetables. She enjoys knitting and making jewelry in her free time. She loves to read and is “a huge baseball fan, especially the Dodgers!”