Dr. Lisle Staley is currently the Head at Berkeley Hall School. A lifelong educator, Dr. Staley has a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Learning and Instruction from UCLA.
While pursuing her Ph.D., she developed and tested assessments at UCLA’s Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing before becoming Director of Research and Evaluation for the Santa Barbara School Districts.
In 2000, Dr. Staley joined LessonLab, a Santa Monica-based startup education company. As VP of Teacher Learning she oversaw the creation of technology based professional development programs. Later Dr. Staley became Senior VP of Design and Development for Pearson Achievement Solutions following its acquisition of LessonLab, focusing on large-scale solutions for school districts and professional development programs around the nation.
Lisle has enjoyed working with Berkeley Hall’s faculty to create a professional development protocol that allows teachers and administrators to clarify performance standards across the grade levels and among subject matters.