Lisa Coates has worked with families and children in the field of education since 2001. Lisa has a background in early childhood education and is a registered facilitator for Parent and Teacher Education through the Love and Logic Institute in Golden Colorado. Lisa is also the Regional HR Director for CDI/CDC, the largest non-profit provider of state funded licensed pre-school and school-aged programs throughout the state of California (www.cdicdc.org), as well as a Trainer for the Sacramento County Office of Education: School of Education, Teacher Induction unit (BTSA) where she provides in-service teacher training in many areas, to include positive behavior management and communications skills building. Prior to her position at CDI/CDC, Lisa served for 16 years as the HR Director and Teacher Induction Coordinator for the California Montessori Charter School Network in the greater Sacramento area. Some of Lisa’s current and previous clients include: Twin Rivers Unified School District, Natomas Unified School District, Dry Creek Joint Elementary District, SCOE Court Schools Program, California Montessori Charter Network, Montessori Training Center of Shingle Springs, Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, Holy Trinity School, Savvy Health Solutions, and SASD Employee Lunch and Learn Series. Lisa has also been a favored workshop presenter for various conferences at both the local and state level.
Besides raising two children of their own, Lisa & her husband have volunteered countl