Lisa M. Reddel
Lisa Reddel has more than 26 years of experience in public education as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, district director, and educational consultant. She has served as an administrator for the past 19 years in both Cherry Creek School District, Colorado and Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia (FCPS). She was nominated for FCPS Outstanding Principal in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Lisa is currently the principal of Sangster Elementary in Fairfax County, Virginia, where she led the school in achieving Model PLC status beginning in 2017.
As principal, she has been a practitioner and advocate for developing successful professional learning communities (PLCs). She is a firm believer in the power of establishing and nurturing a culture of collaboration and collective efficacy. She has worked with teachers, administrators, and district leaders on the critical attributes of a PLC, analyzing data and providing interventions and enrichment that have resulted in increased student achievement. Her passion is leadership development within organizations. She believes that focusing on the effectiveness of professional learning is the leverage point with the greatest potential for strengthening and refining an educator’s daily performance.
Lisa was a selected participant in the Washington Post Principals Institute. She has presented at conferences across the United States, including Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and Colorado Association for School Nutrition Services.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mary Washington College and a master’s degree in education administration from Virginia Tech. She is also a graduate of the National Staff Development Academy, now Learning Forward.