Lisa Ackland Carriere earned her M.A. in English literature from Northern Illinois University and has taught at the college level for 15 years. In addition to teaching, she was a writer for Awana, for which she wrote nine Bible study curriculum and leader books. She also presented their program internationally, contextualizing it for different cultures and working with field personnel to implement the program.
Lisa has taught onsite and online for IWU since 2015. As a member of the English faculty team in the Division of Liberal Arts (DOLA), she assesses curriculum and mentors faculty members.