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Lisa Welt

Lisa Welt

A longtime Rogue Valley resident, Lisa graduated from the Medford School District, and earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Science and Education from Southern Oregon University.  She taught at the high school level, mainly in alternative programs for 16 years, prior to moving her focus towards assisting adults in pursuing their education and GED goals.

Prior to joining the Empower team, Lisa worked at both Southern Oregon Goodwill and Equus Employment Solutions.  She brings her experience of creating curriculum and learning plans that focus on the specific learning needs of each person.  She has a passion for sharing knowledge and a deep appreciation for individual learning styles which she incorporates into her teaching.  Lisa enjoys taking a creative approach when helping participants overcome educational barriers.

Having lived in the Rogue Valley area for most of her life, she has a strong sense of community, and a knowledge of the available resources.  Lisa enjoys having a strong connection and positive working relationship with local agencies and believes in a team approach when working with individuals in meeting their goals whether it be education or employment.