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Lisa Bisogno

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Dr Lisa Bisogno


  • Professor/Assoc Dean
    Curriculum Instruction BA

Office Location

  • Broken Arrow
    Broken Arrow Education 265
    (918) 449-6591


Dr. Bisogno is currently the Associate Dean of the College of Education at Northeastern State University and Professor of Special Education. She is the current Treasurer for the Oklahoma Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (OACTE) and serves on the Chair of the national Government Relations and Advocacy Committee for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). Dr. Bisogno graduated from Florida State University with a bachelors and masters degree in Exceptional Student Education. She received her Ph.D. in Leadership and Education from Barry University in Miami, FL and she received Barry University's 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award in Collaborative Service. She taught in the public-school setting for approximately ten years as a teacher of students with mild/moderate disabilities and severe/profound disabilities in the states of Florida and Alabama. Her area of expertise and research is in working with children with Autism. Dr. Bisogno loves instilling her passion of teaching children with disabilities to others and advocating for the teacher preparation programs she supports within her administrative role in higher education.


  • PhD, Leadership and Education , Barry University, 2012
  • BS, Exceptional Student Education, Florida State University, 2003
  • MS, Exceptional Student Education, Florida State University, 2003
Leadership in Teacher Preparation Programs
Intellectual Disabilities
Special Education
Teacher Education
Leadership in Education
Special Education
Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Severe/Profound Disabilities
IEP/FBA/BIP Development
Special Education OSAT Preparation

Intellectual Content:

  • Educational Placement and Service Preferences of Parents of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2016


  • Convincing Congress to Reauthorize the Higher Education ActWhy Your Voice Matters - AACTE Annual Meeting - Virtual - February 2021
  • Keeping Educator Preparation at the Forefront in a COVID World - AACTE Day on the Hill - Virtual - September 2020
  • 'Grow Your Own Teachers: A university's unique partnership with multiple local school districts. - AACTE Annual Meeting/Conference - Atlanta, GA - February 2020
  • Educational Placement and Services Preferences of Parents of Students Autism Spectrum Disorder - Across the Spectrum Conference - Atlanta Georgia - March 2015
  • Teacher Certification Pathways: A Dichotomy - Critical Questions in Education Symposium - Salt Lake City, UT - October 2016
  • Grow Your Own Teachers - 2nd Annual Novice Teacher Development Conference - Tulsa, Oklahoma - February 2019
  • Cost Efficiency of School Consolidation in Oklahoma: A Selection of Oklahoma School Districts and Counties - RMERA 2015 Conference - Claremore, Oklahoma - October 2015
  • Fidelity of Intervention Implementation in Public Schools - RMERA Conference 2016 - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma - October 2016
  • What is Advocacy and Why is it Important? - AACTE Day on the Hill - Virtual - September 2021
  • Strategic Coalition Building - Washington Week-Day on the Hill - Washington, D.C. - June 2022

Courses Taught:

  • EXPLORATIONS IN TEACHING - EDUC 3001 - Spring 2022
  • EXPLORATIONS IN TEACHING - EDUC 3001 - Spring 2021
  • INSTR EVAL FOR STUDENTS W/DIS - SPED 4253 - Spring 2017
  • RTI & ASSESSMENT OF STUDENTS - SPED 5323 - Spring 2017
  • ADMIN OF SPED PROGRAMS - SPED 5812 - Summer 2016
  • ASST TECH/UNIV DES STUDENT ASD - SPED 4263 - Spring 2016
  • SPED Graduate Boot Camp - ELED 4813 - Summer 2015
  • INSTR STRAT FOR STUDENTS W/DIS - SPED 4233 - Spring 2014