Lisa Mendler

Social Worker

“Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude.” - Viktor Frankl

Lisa Mendler joined the Brilla team in 2017 as the School Social Worker. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master's degree in Social Work from Hunter College, and a Master's degree in Childhood Education from Relay Graduate School of Education. Before joining the Brilla team, Ms. Mendler taught Special Education and was the Social Worker at Uncommon Schools' Leadership Prep Brownsville Elementary Academy for 4 years. Originally from Rochester, NY, Ms. Mendler loves spending time with her family, exercising, cooking, traveling, and reading!