Lissa Brunan

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Title: Assessment Specialist

Office: 201 Front Ave. SW, Suite 310, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Phone: 616-331-6963



After 6 years as a middle school math teacher and four years training teachers all over the country in the areas of technology and NWEA data, Lissa is the Assessment Specialist for the GVSU charter schools office. Lissa’s main role will be to help design, develop, and facilitate professional development focused on understanding NWEA data and applying it to classroom instruction. She will also provide on-site NWEA support for the GVSU authorized schools throughout the year. Lissa received her undergraduate teaching degree from Alma College in the area of elementary education with a focus on Math and English, and her Master’s Degree from Michigan State University in the area of Educational Technology. Outside of work, Lissa enjoys traveling, teaching Financial Peace University at her church, doing mission work and fundraising, and browsing Pinterest for her next new creative project.


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