Lisa Sherman started her career as an educator twenty years ago with the Toronto District School Board. She spent the first half of her career teaching in the classroom in both the primary and junior grades. After returning from her second maternity leave, Lisa took on the role of Special Education Teacher at Allenby Public School, working alongside classroom teachers to help develop dynamic and inclusive programming to meet the needs of all students. In 2014, Lisa was seconded to the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Studies where she continued in her role as Special Education Teacher for one year. In 2015, Lisa moved back into the the classroom and spent the final two years of her secondment as the Grade Three teacher at JICS.
Throughout her career, Lisa has been a mentor and educator for MA students and teacher candidates, welcoming them into her classroom and guiding them along their chosen career path.
Lisa brings to The Mabin School a love of learning and teaching. She is passionate about social justice issues and the environment and helping students to become “critical thinkers” in all areas. She uses an Inquiry-based approach in her teaching, allowing for student interests and questions to guide the way.