2015 Master Teachers: Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and she currently serves as the Secondary Program Coordinator.
Prior to joining SHSU, Dr. Brown worked as an Aerospace Education Specialist at Penn State University and is assigned to the Educational Programs Office at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. She was responsible for conducting workshops for teachers and administrators in schools, colleges, and universities, as well as providing lecture demonstration programs for students. Lisa began her teaching career as a classroom teacher teaching science to at-risk middle and high school students in the Houston area.
Dr. Brown earned her doctorate in Applied Studies – Aviation and Space Science Education at Oklahoma State University, her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Houston, and a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Texas A&M University. She holds a Texas Composite Science Teaching Certificate for grades 6-12.
Dr. Brown holds memberships in the National Science Teachers’ Association, Science Teachers Association of Texas, Texas Association for Environmental Education (Board member). She is a Teacher Liaison for the Space Foundation, a JPL Solar System Ambassador, and an Aerospace Education Officer with the Civil Air Patrol in Bryan, Texas. By participating in the GPM Master Teacher cohort, Lisa wants to expand her content knowledge of Earth science, GLOBE, and to learn from her colleagues in the cohort.