Lise Krieger, PhD, has been a high school teacher for 18 years and has completed her Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and Change at the Fielding Institute. Currently she teaches at a Bill and Melinda Gates funded alternative high school in Springfield, MA, where she is part of a movement that has created 100% graduation rates and 100% acceptance to college for at-risk teens.

She graduated with bachelors from University of California, San Diego in literature and writing and also holds a Master of Arts in education from Fairfield University.