Lisa Dabbs has an extensive educational background as a school principal, federal project director, teacher, and adjunct professor. She holds a BA in Child Development and an M.Ed in Educational Administration. In addition to being VP of her towns Literacy Non-Profit, Lisa is an educational and social media consultant, author, blogger, and speaker. Her passion to support and mentor new and pre-service teachers led her to found New Teacher Chat #ntchat on Twitter in 2010.
Lisa is also a Blogger at Edutopia.org and has served as part of their Social Media Team . She has worked as the CA Community Manager at Remind and with Amazon Education. Lisa’s book "Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers through Connected Resources" is part of the Connected Educator Series and was inspired by her work on #ntchat. She recently joined the Hack Learning Team and her second book will be published with them in Fall 2016.