Head of School

Mrs. Lisa Stroll
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Mrs. Stroll holds a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from the University of Alberta and a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Administration from Concordia University. She began her teaching career in Canada and moved to Atlanta in 1997 to teach middle school English at Torah Day School of Atlanta.

 

During her tenure in Atlanta, Mrs. Stroll studied in Maine with Nancy Atwell at the Center for Teaching and Learning and moved into a teacher leader role for reading and writing instruction in the middle school. She also attended Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University to broaden her teacher leader role to include kindergarten through fifth grade. After receiving her graduate degree, she began her role as Assistant Principal at Torah Day School of Atlanta, where she served for three years.

 

Mrs. Stroll and her family moved to Denver in the summer of 2016 for her to serve as the Lower School Principal at Denver Academy of Torah. Mrs. Stroll served as the K-12 principal during the 2018-2019 school year. She has now assumed the permanent role of Head of School.

Mrs. Stroll has attended both of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education Principal Center programs. She has also participated in YU Lead, a leadership development program through Yeshiva University; and the Head of School Professional Excellence Program (HOSPEP) through Prizmah. Currently, Mrs. Stroll is a fellow in the Day School Leadership Training Institute. Mrs. Stroll has four children, one of whom attends DAT, one of whom is a DAT alumna, and two of whom are married and live out of state.