Lisa Phillips

State Coordinator for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth in NC
NC Department of Public Instruction

Lisa Phillips has been the State Coordinator for the NC Homeless Education Program for 11 years. Emphasis in her work is on collecting and analyzing data for program development and the academic success of students, providing training and technical assistance to school districts about the McKinney-Vento Act, administering federal funding, and conducting formal monitoring of school districts and charter schools. She develops training materials for local and state programs while also serving on a multitude of boards at the local, state, and national level. She has extensive experience in the public-school system as a school social worker as well as in the position of an assistant principal.  She is a recipient of the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators Leadership Award and holds several degrees with emphasis on School Social Work as well as in Liberal Studies and School Administration.