邓丽娟修女. 甘bacorto, RSM, Ed.S., assumed the role as ninth 女导演 of 圣玛丽山书院 in the summer of 2000. She has a wealth of academic credentials, as well as professional accreditations and experience in varied fields of 教育 and counseling. These enrich her ability to serve as an effective administrator, 精神楷模, 培养校长.
Sister Lisa earned her BA in Sociology from Georgian Court University, 她获得了咨询心理学硕士学位, 她的教育.S. in Marriage and Family Counseling and her MA in Educational 政府 and Supervision from Seton Hall University. 在她职业生涯的早期, Sister served at the Mount as a teacher of 历史 and Theology, 社会学系系主任, 校园部长, and Student Assistance Counselor. Following her years at the Academy and just prior to becoming 女导演, Sister Lisa worked for seven years as an individual marriage and family therapist and the Clinical Director of Bloomfield Counseling Center.
Sister holds numerous certificates in counseling, 家庭治疗, 心理治疗, 学生人事服务. 她丰富的背景, 教育, and professional acumen have also led to her selection as a member of several school Boards of Trustees and Advisory Councils.
She served as the Chair of the Diocesan Educational Committee and is a current member of the 校董会 of NJAIS (New Jersey Association of Independent 学校s).
Sister Lisa serves as both President and Principal in her role as 女导演 of 圣玛丽山书院. She is the longest reigning 女导演 in the history of the Academy.
In 2016, Sister was named by Pope Francis as a recipient of the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice award, the highest Papal honor awarded by the Pope to laity and clergy for distinguished service to the Church.
In 2017, she was given the Distinguished Alumni Award from Georgian Court University.
In 2019, the theater in newly-renovated 仁慈堂 -- the S. Lisa Gambacorto剧院 -- was named by the 仁爱修女会 in her honor.
Sister Lisa was recognized in 2023 as a distinguished Woman in Business by the Borough of Watchung.