Tim Knowles talks with Carnegie board chair Lillian Lowery about the importance of teachers of color, the changing role of assessment, and the future of the classroom.
As the managing director of educative communications, Lisa Gonzales plans and manages the Foundation’s communications and field-building efforts, and oversees the development of print and digital products that guide, inform, and influence researchers, policymakers, and practitioner audiences. Prior to joining Carnegie, Lisa was the director of editorial content for the Learning Policy Institute where she was a member of the communication, early childhood learning, and deeper learning teams and oversaw the development of all publications.
Previously, Lisa worked as an editorial communications officer at the Pew Charitable Trusts, as well as a writer and editor at NASA and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She also taught advanced writing at the University of Notre Dame and women’s literature at Saint Mary’s College, both in South Bend, Indiana.
Lisa received an M.F.A. in fiction writing from the University of Notre Dame and an M.A. and B.A. in literature and writing from the University of California at Davis (summa cum laude). A former Jacob K. Javits fellow in fiction writing, her short fiction has appeared in several literary journals.
Blog Posts by Lisa Gonzales
November 17, 2021 October 13, 2021
Lumina Foundation President Jamie Merisotis talks with Tim Knowles about the need for innovation in the post-secondary sector: “Our top priority as a country has to be to narrow and ultimately eliminate those large racial gaps that exist in American society.”
September 7, 2021
Christopher Emdin and Timothy Knowles share a microconversation about the impact of poverty on the imagination, the role of “freestyleability” and “ratchetdemics” in the classroom, and how teachers are performance artists and students their works of art.
August 4, 2021
Carnegie President Timothy Knowles and Trustee Yo-Yo Ma discuss the future of learning, why young people will be instrumental to leveraging this moment to make real change for humanity and for the earth, and how happiness can be found in confronting challenges.
July 6, 2021
Carnegie President Timothy Knowles talks with Senior Fellow Dr. Janice Jackson, formerly of Chicago Public Schools, about education, equity, and the future of learning in a post-pandemic school system.