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Lisa Horn

Lisa Horn (WA '04)


Shiloh Hills Elementary School
Spokane, WA

Grade(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

At the time of the Award, Lisa Horn was:

Gildo Rey Elementary School
Auburn, WA

Subject(s) taught: General Elementary
Grade(s): 4

Biographical Information

For over 20 years, education has been more than a job for Lisa Horn.  It is a way of life and a passion.  Lisa taught for 4 years at Cambridge Elementary in Idaho and 13 years at Gildo Rey Elementary in Auburn, Washington.  She was a 3rd grade teacher, a 5th grade teacher, a 4th grade teacher, and a Title 1 Specialist.  Along with her team, Lisa created math problem-solving curriculum, developed reading comprehension materials, and developed RTI systems that enhanced learning for all students.  As a result of these efforts, Gildo Rey Elementary became a state- and nationally-recognized school for student achievement and growth.  She was a member of the School Improvement Planning team, and provided professional development to other teachers in the district and across the state.  Mrs. Horn accepted an Instructional Specialist position at the Auburn Department of Student Learning and served there until 2018.  At that time, Lisa moved into an assistant principal position in the Mead School District until 2020 when she became the principal of Shiloh Hills Elementary in Mead.  She continues to use the instructional expertise she developed in the classroom to support student learning as a principal.

Additional Information


2004 University of Idaho, M. Ed.

1997 Lewis Clark State College, B.A.