Lisa Schmitt

Hudson High School
Hudson, NY

Lisa Foronda Schmitt has been a special education teacher for over 20 years. Teaching in an urban school has always felt like home. She enjoys the diversity of the population in Hudson and treats every student as if they are her own children. Lisa is married and has two sons and two granddaughters. She enjoys bird watching, gardening, and reading in her free time.

This NSHSS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Teaching Grant is for educators who serve in rural areas, diverse student populations, or are actively promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives in their school or greater community.