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Meet Principal Meiers

Lisa Meirs

Lisa Meiers is the principal of Student Choice High School, Maricopa Campus. She attended the University of Madison-Wisconsin for her undergraduate studies where she earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and certifications in secondary education mathematics and chemistry. Ms. Meiers also has a master’s degree in educational administration and supervision from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas, where she graduated at the top of her master’s degree cohort.

During her decades in high school education, Ms. Meiers has contributed to the profession in numerous ways. She has been a mentor to both first year teachers and to teachers from the Philippines. She has led professional learning communities, advanced placement vertical alignment teams, and new hire orientations. Her experience in curriculum and development includes working as a district common assessment writer, district book adoption committee member, grader of benchmark tests, and member of a pacing guide team. Ms. Meiers has had extensive training in blended learning classrooms and Kagan strategies. She also gained her certification in English as a second language and has been a part of an action research team. Her most significant distinction is having received a Fulbright Teacher Exchange position.

Ms. Meiers’ goal as principal of SCHS, Maricopa is to work every day to support her students’ desire to graduate from high school and to prepare them for the opportunities that a diploma brings. 

A quote that resonates with Ms. Meiers is by Eleanor Roosevelt, “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”