Lisa De Gregorio, M.S. is currently the Director of Operations and an Expert Trainer/Consultant for Hatching Results, LLC. A former K-8 school counselor, Lisa’s social-emotional learning (SEL) and career readiness initiatives earned her the Oppenheimer Recognition Award, which resulted in a large Illinois SEL/Mental Health grant award and her school’s selection as one of only six to become a ‘model elementary school’ in Chicago (approximately 450 elementary schools). During more than six years at the district office as a Lead K-8 Counselor for hundreds of school counselors, she received the inaugural Golden Child award from the Office of College and Career Success, developed K-12 professional learning and resources, managed staff and special projects, and conducted school visits throughout the city. An Education Pioneer Visiting Fellow, Lisa was recognized for her systemic change efforts at the District Office and Chicago Teachers' Union and as a Board Member of the Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA) with the School Counselor Advocate of the Year award in 2015.