Women have such powerful wisdom to share about career, relationships, fear, love, 
raising children, politics, travel, well-being, wonder, and so much more. We need to hear 
women's voices, from all walks of life, much more often. The learning from each of our journeys 
creates threads of connection that help us thrive, both individually and collectively.

Lisa has been with the Two Rivers Public School District in Two Rivers, Wisconsin since her student teaching days. In 1992, she began as a substitute teacher, and shortly thereafter was hired as a 7th & 8th grade science teacher. During the next 23 years, Lisa served as elementary school assistant principal, elementary and middle school principal, and district curriculum director. She has been serving as district administrator since 2015.


During Lisa’s time as principal at Koenig Elementary, the school was named state and national Reading is Fundamental champions, and recognized as a Reading is Fundamental School of Distinction. Koenig was also named a Wisconsin School of Promise for seven consecutive years. Also during this time, Koenig Elementary was awarded the Community Learning Center competitive grant, which is federal funding dedicated to before and after school programming. Later, LB Clarke middle school was also awarded the Community Learning Center competitive grant during Lisa’s time as principal.

When you meet Lisa, it is clear that she is very proud of district staff, students, families, the Two Rivers community and of being a Kids at Hope school district.

In this episode, Lisa talks about her journey in the exciting field of education, including the wisdom she has gained from her experiences with students, teachers, and the community.

Follow Two Rivers Public Schools on Facebook to learn more about K-12 education in this beautiful city of 11,153 people. 

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Episode 17: Lisa Quistorf
May, 2019

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