Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Lisa Rice

My name is Lisa Rice and since the fall of 2023, I am the Team Chairperson at NSES. Prior to the Team Chairperson position I was the Literacy coordinator, PreK - 12, for Grafton Public Schools from 2014 - 2023.  I have  worked as a reading specialist for Grafton since 2009.

I earned my B.A. from Worcester State College, my M.Ed. from Lesley University and my Ed.S from UMASS Lowell. I currently hold the following licenses: Elementary Education, grades 1 - 6; SPED Moderate Disabilities, PreK - 8; Reading Specialist, K - 12; and Administrator: Supervisor/Director – Core (Reading/Language Arts). I am Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Level II certified and am Orton Gillingham trained.  I have also presented at the Lesley Literacy For All Conference and the MA Reading Association 48th Annual Conference. 

I am currently the Treasurer and Board Members For The Reading Circuit, a non profit organization dedicated to supporting educators in their knowledge of effective, evidence-based literacy practices. 

I live in Grafton with my husband. I have two grown daughters that I enjoy  vacationing and shopping with!  Reading on the beach is one of my favorite things to do!

My email address is

You can also reach me by phone at North Street Elementary School at (508) 839-5428  ext 5050 during school hours.