03/09/2015 to 01/01/2016
Lisa Noonan has been in public education since 1983. She holds a
Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno, a
Master of Arts in Elementary Curriculum & Instruction, and a Bachelor of
Arts from Humboldt State University.
the first 21 years of her career, Noonan served as an elementary teacher,
assistant principal, principal and curriculum coordinator. In 2004, she became the Superintendent of Elementary
Education for Washoe County School District, overseeing the County’s 63
elementary schools and the Rose Bullis Regional Center for K-12 Teaching and
was named Superintendent of Schools for Douglas County School District in Minden,
Nevada in June 2010. She is proud of many
wonderful projects and programs in DCSD but her favorite topic is the amazing
work done daily by students and staff.
Their commitment to success is an ongoing tribute to what public
education can be.
and her husband have dedicated their careers to serving students of all
ages. From pre-school to doctoral level
candidates, the Noonans have been blessed to work with countless students,
families and professionals across five decades, four states and nine school
districts. The Noonans are proud to call Northern Nevada
home. They especially love sharing all
that this beautiful area has to offer with their six grandchildren and extended