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 is a Resident Blogger and on the Social Media Marketing Team member at and also served as Edutopia's New Teacher Group Facilitator. Lisa also works with the EdTech Teacher Team and holds the position of Director of Business Development for the West Coast.

Lisa is also a huge #edcamp fan and is on the organizing team for @edcampLA. In addition she has also written 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.

Lisa is proud to share that she is soon to become a published author. She has recently been selected to write for Corwin Publishing for the Connected Educator Series. Her book "Standing in the Gap: Connecting New Teachers to Connected Resources" will be published in June 2015. Look for updates as she shares her passion to support and mentor at