Lisa Dempsey is the Director of Early Childhood Learning for Casa Grande Elementary School District. Lisa recognizes the importance of high-quality, early childhood care and education because she knows it is the single greatest investment we can make to build happy, healthy families and communities. Lisa has been a teacher, district leader, and advocate for young children for more than 30 years. Her experiences include many years of Montessori preschool, kindergarten teaching, and providing professional learning and school site support in many different capacities. She has lived in Casa Grande since 2007 with her family which includes her two wonderful sons and her beloved sheepdog Genesee. Genesee reminds her daily of the importance of play and that play is the joyful work of children.
Director of Early Childhood Learning