Fisher Fellow, School Leader of KIPP NEXUS
Lisa McClinton has been part of our KIPP Team and Family since 2011. From 2013- 2016 she was the school leader of KIPP Sunnyside High School. She also served as the Director of Academic Projects at KIPP Houston Public Schools prior to becoming a school leader. With more than 25 years in public education, Lisa earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from Schreiner University and her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston. Lisa is completing her Fisher Programming where she has spent a year planning and designing KIPP Nexus. Lisa is the first school leader in KIPP Houston Public Schools to open and lead 2 schools. Lisa believes that any challenge can be overcome when you have a deep belief in the collective power of Team & Family.
- Lisa has a daughter that graduated in December 2016 with a degree in education.
- Lisa’s favorite dog is a Labrador retriever
- Lisa loves to splurge on purchasing perfumes