Lisa Michelle Dabbs

Lisa Michelle Dabbs has an extensive educational background having worked in the industry for more than twenty years as a school principal, federal project director and teacher. She holds a BA in Child Development and an M.Ed in Educational Administration.

As an educational consultant, blogger, and speaker, Lisa is active in social media and is the founder of New Teacher Chat #ntchat on Twitter.

She has recently joined the EdTech Teacher Team and holds the position of Director of Business Development for the West Coast.

She is a Resident Blogger/Social Media Marketing Team member at and serves as Edutopia's New Teacher Group Facilitator. Lisa is also a huge #edcamp fan and is on the organizing team for @edcampLA. In addition she writes for SmartBlog on Education,, and The Teachers Lounge

She is active in her community having served as a library board trustee and currently as the vice president of an award-winning literacy nonprofit in her town. You can find her sharing her passion to support and mentor at and on Twitter @teachingwthsoul.