Ms. Lisa Parente
Lisa graduated magna cum laude from Davidson College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in classical languages. After spending five years working at independent schools in Georgia and Maryland, she joined the Taft faculty in 2014, and she received her master's degree in Latin through the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2015. At Taft, she has served as a dormitory head for both Vogelstein and Mac, coached the girls' cross country team, and worked as Dean of Students for the Taft Summer School. She currently teaches Latin, serves as a Dean of the Upper Middle Class alongside her husband Ozzie, and trains the girls' middle distance and distance runners on the track team. The Parentes live on campus with their daughter Penelope.