Recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Lisa Levitan is an award-winning educator taking immediate action to combat the normalization of antisemitism in schools. Passing unprecedented motions, changing policies and procedures, and creating numerous social media platforms, Lisa produced the first Jewish Equity Coach position in the world, right here in our Nation's Capital. Ensuring that Never Again is more than just words, Lisa created Rise Up Ottawa reminding Jewish students, staff, and families they were not alone and that we belong…everywhere. Lisa continues to be a tireless and trusted advocate for our Jewish community confirming that even when all odds are stacked against you, the power of one is not to be overlooked.