Phone: 706-769-7791 ext. 1506
Degrees and Certifications:
-My teaching degree is in Art Education/Art Special Education from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, 1986 -I was nominated for the Academic Achievement Incentive Award for Distinguished Teaching Performance in Art, 1991-1992 -I received the Academic Achievement Incentive Award for Distinguished Teaching Performance in Art with Atlanta Public Schools in 1994 -Teacher of the Year at Palmer-Stone Elementary in Newton County, 2004
Greetings! My name is Lisa Backs, and I am the Art Teacher at OCES. I am from Two Rivers, Wisconsin, which is a small town located by Green Bay. I went to the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh from 1981-1986. I began my teaching career with the Atlanta Public School System, where I taught Art at the K-7 level for seven years. I also taught Art/K-5 in Rockdale County for six years, Art/7-9 grades in Manitowoc, Wisconsin for two years, Art/K-5 in Newton County for five years, and I have been teaching Art/3-5 in Oconee County for eleven. This is my 32nd year of teaching. I have a husband that is an elementary teacher, and I have four grown children, and four grandfurbabies.