Title: Author; Educator, Library Media Specialist
Company: Lisa Luciano Media
Location: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Lisa Anne Luciano, Author and Library-Media Specialist at Lisa Luciano Media, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in multiple fields.
Ms. Luciano is an educator, content creator, and Taekwondo master celebrating over four decades of cross-disciplinary success. Writing was her first love, and after winning a writing contest as a high school student, she knew that she would one day pursue it professionally. Ms. Luciano graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications studies, journalism, and media from Fordham University in 1978, and began teaching film, theater, and television production at Cathedral High School the following year in 1979. Recently, She began writing professionally under the umbrella of Lisa Luciano Media. She earned a New York State credential to teach secondary-level English in 1992 and a Master of Science in Secondary English Education at Iona College in 1994.
During the early 1990s, Ms. Luciano taught eighth grade English at Ardsley Middle School and at Tuckahoe Union Free School District. She accepted a position as an English and digital literacy teacher and library-media specialist for Louis M. Klein Middle School in 1998, and would remain with the school until retiring from education in 2020. Throughout her career, Ms. Luciano continued to write and direct television content, publishing articles in the New York Times and a book for Simon and Schuster, “Ready-to-Use Literature Activities for Grades 7-12: With Techniques for Using Video in the Classroom,” 1988. She published “Generation L(OST): LEarning, Leveraging, and Living Lessons for a Successful Life,” in 2021 with Best Seller Publishing, and “The Chosen Ones: in 2019 which was published by Micro Publishing Media.
Ms. Luciano is a fourth-degree black belt Taekwondo master, and currently spends her evenings teaching after devoting the morning to writing. She is the creator of the podcast and blog Not So Simple Truths, and is active in the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association. Ms. Luciano credits her success to her parents, who encouraged her to never give up and work for her goals, and considers it a gift to have helped her students find the same success and growth. In recognition of her accomplishments in publishing and education, she has been presented with a National Award for Excellence in Educational Programming, listed in Cengage’s 2019 Who’s Who of Authors list, and was the winner of the 2015 One Book, One Town Nonfiction Writing Contest.
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