Lisa Jenkins, Newton Middle School
Lisa has been teaching middle school language arts for 16 years at Newton Middle School. She is also an Instructional Coach at her building, sharing the responsibility of professional development for our educators, and assisting new teachers in navigating the responsibilities of teaching & learning. Ms. Jenkins is a National Board Certified Teacher in the area of Early Adolescent English Language Arts and a Thinking Maps Trainer. She enjoys utilizing instructional technology and have presented at a TIE (Technology in Colorado) Conference sharing tips for integrating the workshop model with student lead technology use & application. One of the most rewarding parts of being a middle school teacher is when former students visit and share how we have helped shape them into the young adults they have become.