Phone: 696-5597


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Lisa DaDeppo


Welcome to CDO REACH program. As the REACH teacher at CDO I see students in Honors English 9 and 10 classes, teach Honors Seminar for Juniors and Seniors and Honors Capstone for Seniors. I am also available to students as a resource and will work with students one to one to problem solve, find opportunities at CDO and beyond, and work on future focussed college and career planning.

I welcome students and parents to reach out to me as a resource. I can be contacted at or 696-5597.

Defining Moment in Education

I have had many defining moments in education. Some of the earliest, and most significant moments include being given opportunities to participate in meaningful activities in school that allowed me to explore, create, travel, and discover. These experiences instilled in me that lifelong learning does not occur just within the four walls of a classroom.

Core Educational Belief

Education is an instrument of hope.

Prior Experience

I began working as an educator 25 years ago, and have worked at the middle school, high school, community college, and university levels. 

Education Degrees & Certificates

PhD, Special Education (University of Maryland, College Park)

M.A, Language, Reading, and Culture (University of Arizona)

Post-Bac, Secondary Education (University of Arizona)

B.A., Political Science (University of Arizona)

Gifted Endorsement

Reading Specialist Endorsement

Middle School Endorsement