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Change is inevitable. What can we do to invite curiosity and see change as an opportunity to learn and grow?


Lisa Courchaine

Office & Human Resources Manager

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Lisa brings more than 15 years of diverse human resources and office administration experience to NEIA.Β  She spent the last 9 years serving as the HRO for a private international boarding school working to ensure policies, procedures, and HR programs were legally compliant, consistently administered, and aligned with organizational goals. Lisa works collaboratively with school staff to shape and maintain a positive, structured, welcoming, and comfortable environment conducive for learning and working.

Lisa employs knowledge from a legal and business background gained by working in different industries. She is committed to successful business outcomes with a high focus on employee morale and productivity by operating with a strategic mindset and encouraging open and honest communication.

Lisa believes in the power and value associated with investing in people. She has a people-orientated leadership style that fosters an all-inclusive work culture.Β  She thrives in an environment where she can wear many hats. At NEIA, she enjoys providing support and guidance to students and staff.


B.A. Paralegal Studies, Anna Maria College; Advanced Certificate in Human Resources Management, Bryant University; Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM)



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Thank you, @classdismissedpodcast , for hosting Ben Farrell, Assistant Head of School & Director of Upper School, to discuss the potential of generative AI in the classroom. At NEIA, we're always looking for innovative ways to prepare our students for the future, and incorporating AI technology is just one of them. By embracing generative AI, we can provide our students with valuable skills and insights into this rapidly evolving field. Let's shape the future of education together! Link in bio. #youreaninnovator #generativeai #education #innovation ...

πŸ“£ It is Club Wednesday at New England Innovation Academy (NEIA), and our fantastic Entrepreneurship Club is back in the spotlight with a special feature by the Boston Globe. πŸ“° (link in bio)

At NEIA, our students engage in an experiential and integrated curriculum, tackling real-world problems head-on to prepare them for college and beyond. πŸ’ͺπŸŽ“

The Entrepreneurship Club has been hard at work transforming the mall experience with their inventive ideas. This dynamic group exemplifies the power of hands-on learning, creativity, and teamwork. 🌟🀝

Curious about what makes NEIA unique? It's our focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, and empowering future leaders. πŸŒπŸš€

Don't miss the opportunity to join our vibrant community! We're accepting applications for grade 6-12 innovators for the fall 2023 semester. β³πŸ“š

Learn more and apply today! πŸ“βœ¨

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🌟🎭 Get ready for a magical experience at NEIA! 🎭🌟

Mark your calendars for April 21-22, as "PUFFS, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic" takes the stage at The Space! βœ¨πŸ“†

It's just a few short weeks before our talented cast and crew of 30+ students from grades 7-11 bring this enchanting tale to life! πŸŒŸπŸ§™β€β™€οΈ

PUFFS is not your ordinary wizarding story but a heartwarming adventure of those who were there, too. It's a must-see for anyone who's ever felt like they weren't the chosen one. πŸ’–πŸŒˆ

Stay tuned for show and ticket details – this is one magical event you won't want to miss! πŸŽŸοΈπŸ‘€

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Join the next generation of innovators here at NEIA (grades 6-12). Fill out this form and we’ll keep you informed of future events and updates. We also recommend scheduling a middle school or upper school visit to see our school in action.