Lisa Goldsberry on Wednesday announced her bid for a seat on the Board of Education in the Sun Prairie Area School District.
Goldsberry grew up in Chicago and moved to Sun Prairie with her son in 2015. She is a mental health professional with over 20 years of experience in clinical, social work and educational settings, according to a press release. She says she brings a background of child protective services, day treatment, substitute teaching, Sun Prairie Community Schools, and clinical coordination. She is currently employed as Building Bridges Clinical Coordinator in the Waunakee School District.
According to the press release, Goldsberry has worked in the Sun Prairie district in a variety of roles. She served as substitute teacher for Sun Prairie Area School District from Sept 2015 to June 2018, Secretary of Northside’s SCO during the 2015-2016 school year. She was a member of the initial Sun Prairie Space Planning Committee in 2015, the liaison to the School Board for the Secondary Space Planning Committee in 2017 and a Community School Site Coordinator in Sun Prairie from June 2018 to February 2021.
According to the press release, Goldsberry currently serves as an active member of the African American Parents Network since 2015, a trustee of the Sun Prairie Education Foundation since 2019, a Board Member for the Excel Institute, a youth violence prevention group in Sun Prairie, and a member of the launch team for Life Church of Dane County in Sun Prairie.
“I believe that all children can learn, community involvement is key to growth, and fiscal responsibility ensures a healthy community. Investing in today’s youth guarantees a better tomorrow, and I want to help lead that work.”
The school board elections are slated for April 5, 2022.