Since 2020, Lisa Thomas has been representing the state of North Carolina as the Scholastic Education Account Executive. In this role, Lisa works with districts to craft literacy plans that support the science of reading. These plans include a focus on literacy, family and community engagement with embedded professional learning for teachers and administrators. Prior to this role, Lisa served as the Vice President of Training and Development and Vice President of Adoptions and Customization for Scholastic Education. During this time, Lisa worked with districts across the country on developing and implementing School Improvement Grants along with MTSS frameworks. Lisa also led a national team that focused on literacy adoptions and RFP submissions by customizing a comprehensive approach to instruction.