Lisa McCray Cannon

Senior Program Manager

Arizona State University Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Next Education Workforce

Lisa McCray Cannon is a Senior Program Manager with the Next Education Workforce initiative. Lisa supports and collaborates with P12 partners in Arizona and California to create team based models where multiple educators wrap around shared rosters of learners. The work is centered around helping teams use distributed expertise to determine how they can best meet the needs of their learners as well as supporting teams to design deeper and personalized learning for ALL learners. Prior to working at ASU, Lisa was a school principal, instructional coach, professional development specialist and classroom teacher serving communities in Washington, North Carolina and Arizona. In addition to her role as a dedicated educator, Lisa is a founding member of the East Valley Alliance of Black School Educators, a community based organization that is equity focused.