Professional Development For Educators
Lake Erie College’s Center for Leadership and Professional Development serves the ongoing education needs of K-12 teachers. Whether you prefer face to face classes on campus in Painesville or you enjoy the flexibility of on-line courses we can provide a body of coursework to meet your needs. The nature of education is that it is constantly evolving to meet the demands of the classroom; our courses provide relevant content you can use in the classroom taught by experienced instructors.
Director of Center for Leadership and Professional Development
Office Alternate: 440.375.7366
Lisa Strausbaugh serves as the Director for the Center for Leadership and Professional Development. She oversees registration of teachers in coursework towards their license and is responsible for planning and implementing the Professional Development curriculum each semester. Lisa works with both face to face course presenters and online instructors. Utilizing a background in Higher Education of more than 10 years, Lisa brings experience in student recruitment, student life and adult student programs to her work for Lake Erie. She has worked for large institutions like Seton Hall University but prefers to work for a small college like Lake Erie that values the personal experience. It is her goal that the Center for Leadership and Professional Development provides that exceptional, personal experience for educators.
Lisa holds a bachelor of arts in History from The College of Wooster and a Master of Education in High Education Administration and Student Personnel from Kent State University.