Mrs. Lisa McDowell

Phone: 919-894-4233 x1323

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education K-6, ECU Masters in Elementary Education, NCSU AIG Certified Reading Licensure K-12 National Board Certified Teacher, Middle Childhood

Mrs. Lisa McDowell

My name is Mrs. McDowell and I am starting my sixth year at Benson Elementary and my 17th year teaching in Johnston County Schools. I am excited about being your child's STEM teacher! 

A little about me...I graduated from East Carolina University with an Elementary Education Degree (K-6); a Reading Licensure (K-12) and have since become AIG Certified (K-12) and completed my Master's in Elementary Education (Curriculum and Instruction; K-6) from NC State University. I am also a National Board Certified Teacher (Middle Childhood Generalist). I look forward to working with you and teaching your child!

On a personal note, Mr. McDowell and I welcomed our daughter, Edna, in October of 2016! He married into my love of NC State athletics and Edna loves sporting her NC State gear! She also looks very good in purple---Go Pirates!

  • Schedule

    9:10-10:05 2nd Grade 

    10:20-11:15 1st Grade

    11:15-11:40 Lunch

    11:45-12:10 Collins-Mills

    12:20-1:15  3rd Grade

    1:30-2:25  Kindergarten

    2:50-3:45  4th Grade

    3:50-4:15  Carpool

     

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  • Board of Education Meeting set for July 14

    The Johnston County Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 14, at 4p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. To comply with the Governor’s Executive Order, only the board members will be allowed in the boardroom. However, the open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online at www.johnston.k12.nc.us/boelive...

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  • High School Graduation Ceremony Update

    Based on guidance from the Johnston County Health Department and taking into consideration the growing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county in recent weeks, the original plan to host “modified” traditional graduation ceremonies will not be possible....

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  • JCPS delays summer athletic workouts until further notice

    THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2020
    After careful review of the current trends regarding COVID-19, Johnston County Public Schools will delay voluntary workouts for high school fall sports athletic teams until at least July 20...

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  • JCPS considering three reopening scenarios for 2020-2021 school year

    Johnston County Public Schools has begun planning three possible reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Based upon recently released documents provided to all school districts...

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