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Lisa Heinrich is a full-time music educator in the Cloverleaf Local Schools and currently serves as President for the Greater Cleveland Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association. She holds a Master of Music degree from Cleveland State University, as well as Bachelor of Arts in German and Bachelor of Music in Education degrees from Bowling Green State University. Lisa has completed all three levels of teacher eduation in Orff Schulwerk. She also completed teacher education courses from the Gordon Institute for Music Learning (GIML) and the American Eurythmics Society and regularly attends Orff, Kodaly, Music Learning Theory and Dalcroze workshops. Lisa previously held teaching positions with the Lakewood City Schools, Lakewood Congregational Church, and the Austrian Ministry of Education. She served on the board of the Greater Cleveland Flute Society for 10 years as newsletter editor and webmaster. Lisa is the competition winner of the 2000 Arden J. Yocky Scholarship from the Tuesday Musical Club of Akron and a recipient of a Fulbright teaching grant.

Teaching Experience

August 2007-Present
Music Teacher K-5 General Music, Cloverleaf Local Schools
Directs before-school second grade choir and fifth grade Orff Ensemble
Organizes concerts containing 100 student performers
Advises method students and student teachers

August 2008-June 2010
Director of Youth Music, Lakewood Congregational Church
Directed 3 youth choirs
Directed spring musical

August 2005-June 2007 Music Teacher K-5 General Music, Lakewood City Schools
Wrote scripts for and directed mini musicals
Directed before-school 4th and 5th grade choir
Utilized Orff and Kodaly processes

September 2004-June 2005

Music Teacher K-1 and Literacy Tutor

Taught K-1 Elementary Music
Provided literacy support for advanced readers

June-August 2005 Site Administrator, Downtown Cleveland YMCA Camp
Day Care Certified
Planned and prepared summer lessons for ages 6-12

October 2003-June 2004

English Teaching Assistant
, Salzburg, Austria (Fulbright Program)
Presented and prepared conversation lessons
Corrected students' grammar and introduced new English phrases
Discussed cultural differences with students

September 2003 Substitute Music Teacher, Berea City School District
Worked with all levels: K-12
Directed Orchestras, Bands, Choirs and General Music

January 2003-May 2003 Student Teacher, Bowling Green City Schools, Orchestra
Directed Elementary, Junior High and High School Orchestras
Identified and corrected problems in students' playing
Attended OMEA Events as Assistant Director
Coached small ensembles for OMEA Contest
Observed Suzuki Method Violin Lessons

January 2001-December 2002 Private Music Teacher, Music Plus Program, BGSU
Volunteered to teach private lessons to inner-city students
Designed lesson plans and taught large group music lesson
Assisted students in piano lab

June-August 2000, 2003, 2004
Summer Camp Counselor, Berea City School District
Planned and directed art activities
Organized outdoor activities
Supervised students during trips and free time activities

August 1998, 2003, 2004
August 2000, 2001
Band Camp Assistant, Berea High School
Band Camp Assistant, Riverside High School
Led sectionals
Explained drill on the field
Corrected student marching errors

Arden J. Yockey Scholarship, Competition *Winner
Bowling Green State University Presidential Scholarship
Bowling Green State University Travel Grant for Study Abroad
Cloverleaf Nominee for Homer B. Smith Teacher of Excellence Award 2014 and 2015
Delta Phi Alpha, German Honorary Society
Music Talent Scholarship Award, BGSU
Outstanding Junior and Senior in German Awards
Phi Beta Kappa
SAI Alumni Vance Marshall Memorial Scholarship
Shllaku Scholarship for Study in Salzburg, Austria

Professional Affiliations
American Eurthythmics Society
American Orff-Schulwerk Association
Delta Kappa Gamma
Gordon Institute for Music Learning
Greater Cleveland Flute Society
Greater Cleveland Chapter of AOSA, President
National Assocation for Music Education
North Coast Kodaly Association
Ohio Music Education Association
Organization of American Kodaly Educators