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About Me

Hello!  My name Mrs. Lisa Benjamin and I have had the pleasure of teaching visual arts for the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District for over 26 years.  I graduated from Georgian Court University, NJ with a BA in Visual Arts and Art Education.  In 1999 I obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Marygrove College, MI. 

Certificates and Accomplishments
NJ Art Education K-12 teaching certificate
NJ K-8 Elementary Education teaching certificate
1991 Teacher of the Year, LBI Consolidated School District 
         2012 Recipient of NJCDD Fellowship in Inclusive Education Award            
         2012 State of NJ Exemplary Educator Award
         Illustrator of Island Child, LBI, by Corinne Ruff, Down the Shore Publishing 2012
         2014 Honored educator at LBI Education Foundation's 1st "Toast the Teacher" celebration
                                  

Outside of school I practice as a working warm glass artist and educator.  I love traveling, fishing on the bay with my husband Charles and son Zach, and taking long walks with our Great Dane, Violet.