An experienced teacher and speaker, Lisa has taught job skills to disadvantaged women, technical and creative writing to all ages, and career and marketing skills to adults. She regularly teaches academic writing, public speaking, and essay writing to college students. She also offers homeschool and online teaching for middle and high school students.
Lisa holds an MFA in Creative Writing, a BA in English with a minor in Journalism, and an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts. She holds certificates in travel writing, library science, management, and other various professional skills.
Lisa regularly serves as an adjunct professor at Glenville State College in central West Virginia, leading classes for freshmen in the classroom and online. She is proficient with BlackBoard, MS Teams, and Google Meet, and is familiar with PowerPoint, Audacity, and Lightworks.
She also offers classes to younger students via Outschool via Zoom. Her class sessions on this platform are designed for middle and high school students, relating to creative writing, journaling, public speaking, and ancient alphabets.
Twice a year, Lisa leads creative writing workshops for adults online, and when possible, produces in-person writer retreats at unique locations in central West Virginia. A published author, Lisa speaks at conferences and events and presents literary readings of her work in and around her local community.
Please feel free to contact her to learn more about having her speak, present, or offer workshops in your area.
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