Lisa Baldwin founded Learning Through Song, the predecessor to Music, Minds, and Motion, in 1996.  She has presented her interactive music, reading, and movement program at schools, libraries, child development centers, festivals, and senior centers in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and more recently in New Jersey where she and her husband, Dave Haney, moved last year when he was named president of Centenary University in Hackettstown. She has been a K-8 classroom teacher since 1978 and certified in Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia, and New Jersey.  Lisa was the 2005-06 Teacher of the Year for Cove Creek Elementary School in Vilas, NC, the 2005-06 Watauga County Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year, and runner up for teacher of the year for High Point Elementary School in Bristol, VA in 2013-14 and 2014-15.  In 2014-15 she was a semi-finalist for the McGlothlin Teacher of Excellence in VA, and she was named A Teacher Who Made a Difference while teaching at High Point.  In  2007 she was inducted into the  Delta Kappa Gamma Teachers’ Society International. Since 1984 she has been a professional musician and songwriter, performing folk, country, bluegrass, and original  music.  (For more on her professional music career, see the “about” tab on www.baldwinhaney.com.)  Lisa taught music classes for five elementary schools in Smyth County, VA during the 2015-2016 school year.  She has led workshops for public school teachers, librarians, and child care providers, and she has participated in numerous grants. She holds a  BS in Education with a minor in Music from Auburn University, and an MA in Appalachian Studies with a focus on culture from Appalachian State University.  She performs traditional folk, country, and bluegrass music with her husband, Dave.  She has one son, James William Green, who is a graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and is currently teaching English in Spain.  She has two cats Molly and Prizzi.