Lisa G. is best known for her smile and her energy. She is an early childhood educator and family consultant dedicated to promoting play in the lives of all humans. She finds great reward in supporting children and families and is also passionate about teaching professionals in the field of early care and education. Lisa holds a B.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education and an M.S. in Early Childhood: Administration, both of which she earned at Champlain College in Burlington VT. Currently she is a PhD of Education candidate at Walden University studying leadership, policy, and change. Lisa has fun managing a Facebook Community that spreads joy and energy to people whose lives are affected by children, highlighting the importance of hands-on learning and skill-building in education and innovation. When she is not working Lisa is playing! Hanging with her dogs, cooking delicious food, volunteering in the community, exercising, walking in the woods, drawing, dancing, and hanging out with her family are by far her favorites…but she’s always up for other adventures.