Lisa Kerscher is Brightways Learning’s Education Director and leads Brightways Learning’s team of expert facilitators, providing both group and one-on-one Professional Development virtually and on-site. A resident of Montana for more than three decades, Kersch received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Montana. Over the last 15 years with Brightways Learning, Kersch has visited many schools, particularly across Montana and Alaska, supporting teachers, administrators, and students in their varied learning and community environments. Those experiences drive her passion for schooling systems and the relationship dynamics between administration, staff, and students in shaping school climate, whole-student success, professional growth, and staff retention.