Lisa Kirkham is a Project Coordinator for the Discovery Learning Research Center. She holds an M.A. degree in Educational Leadership and a B.S. in Elementary Education. Lisa’s experience includes 11 years as an elementary and middle school teacher and 10 years as a school-based administrator and curriculum specialist. She also has been an adjunct instructor for the required “Science for the Elementary Teacher” course at Samford University in Birmingham, AL, and has taught professional development courses throughout the southeast.