Following her high school graduation from Sabetha, KS, Lisa Suhr attended Emporia State University in Kansas earning a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Science. She later earned a Masters Degree from Emporia State as well in the field of Instructional Design and Technology. She has 15 years experience as a classroom teacher including middle school science, high school beginning level technology, and 4th grade. She also worked as program instructor for the Kansas STARBASE program in Topeka, a program of the Department of Defense that promotes math, science, technology and personal goal-setting to students in grades 4 – 6. She is currently employed as an technology integration specialist in the Prairie Hills school district in Sabetha, Kansas.