Lisa Asher- Mathematics Teacher and Math Team Coach
Lisa Asher is a veteran teacher whose focus is Advanced Placement Calculus, Algebra 2 and the Math Team. She enjoys showing her students that Mathematics is all around them and in everything they do. She loves giving her students hands-on projects that include a miniature golf course, string art and fractal designs.
Lisa Asher is the SITHS Math Team Coach. The Math Team class meets 4/5 days a week. The team participates in American Mathematics Competition, NYC Interscholastic Math League, NY Math League, and Purple Comet. The team also travels and competes in Downtown Mathematics Invitational, South Brooklyn Interscholastic Math League and the Staten Island Mathematics Tournament. The team also organizes, videos and scores the Staten Island Elementary Mathematics Tournament, the Middle School Math Tournament and the Staten Island High School Tournament.
Permanent Certification in Secondary Ed Mathematics
BS Elementary Education: Wagner College
BS Mathematics: Wagner College
MS Secondary Education Mathematics: College of Staten Island
Math For America Master Teacher 2014-2018
Math For America Master Teacher II+ 2018-Present
Advanced Placement Calculus Reader for College Board 2020 & 2021
Organized First Staten Island High School Math Tournament- 2018
District 31 Steam Development Presenter
Mathematics Tournament Coordinator-2019-Present