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    Mrs. Lisa Loyd

    E-mail: lisa.loyd@acsboe.org

    School Phone: 205-685-6700

    This is my third year as a Warrior and I love it!  My goal is to encourage students to find a personal connection with language and culture. This year I’m teaching Spanish 2, 3, and AP.  I sponsor the Spanish National Honor Society and the THS Chapter of Infocus. 

    Educational Experience: I grew up in Chicago and graduated with a BA in English from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. I received a Spanish endorsement from Auburn University and a M.Ed in Spanish for Secondary Education from the University of Alabama. I studied abroad in Mexico and Spain, but the best experience was leading two student tours to Spain, Italy, and France.

    Leadership positions: I am currently on the board as Parliamentarian for the Alabama World Language Association and serving as an instructor for the Weekend Immersed in Language Development.  In the past, I served 10 years as editor for the AWLA Newsletter and as Past President for AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese).  In 2009, I received a nomination for the SCOLT Educator of Excellence award.

    Family:   I am married to my best friend, and we have two daughters, two sons- in- law, and a large Boxer Hound. We enjoy spending time together!