Lisle Bull is a Senior Manager with the EMERGE program housed within the Houston Independent School District, where she is responsible for the implementation and daily management of the underclassman program that serves over 700 students across 43 high schools. EMERGE empowers and prepares high-performing students from underserved communities to attend and graduate from competitive colleges and universities across the nation. Lisle is passionate about combating the opportunity gap, especially within college access.
A native of Durham, NC, she received a Bachelor in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and continued her education in Houston, where she received a Master of Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas. She started her career as a Houston Teach For America corps member, where she taught for Baker Ripley's Promise Community Charter Schools. She also taught second grade in the Houston Independent School District.
Lisle is a recent Leadership ISD Harris County Civic Voices Fellow. She is committed to volunteering and serving her community and currently serves as a founding Executive Board Member for the Teach For America Houston Junior Board. Additionally, Lisle has served as a Big Sister volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Houston for nearly eight years, is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., an Education Pioneers alumni, and is involved in ministry at Windsor Village United Methodist Church.