Lisa Roberts

Western New York

Lisa Roberts received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from D’Youville College and started her education career as a first grade teacher. She received her Master’s degree at night as a Literacy Specialist: Birth-Grade 2 while working at a daycare center during the day, where she fell in love with early childhood education. In 2007, Lisa started working as a lead teacher at CAO Head Start at the Gowanda location. After four years of teaching, including a year of home visiting, she became director of two Head Start programs. Her final role in Head Start was as program director leading the Springville Head Start team while collaborating with The Children’s League (TCL) in Springville. She is proud to have supported the Springville and TCL team for over 8 years, where inclusion was at the forefront of their work. In her work at Head Start programs, Lisa also participated in QUALITYstarsNY and now has the opportunity to support various programs in Western New York region with their own QUALITYstarsNY journey!