First Grade

Mrs. Lisa Benson

Lisa A. Benson has been St. Matthew Catholic School’s first grade teacher for 13 years. During this time, she has developed a strong rapport with her students’ families. Raised in Catholic tradition, she has a deep understanding of the importance of spiritual, as well as academic development. Previously, she was a pre-school teacher at many locations across the U.S.  Mrs. Benson has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene, TX). She graduated in December 2012 from the University Nebraska at Omaha with a Master's Degree in Reading. She belongs to the International Reading Association. Mrs. Benson moved to Bellevue in 2001, where she resides with her husband.

Mrs. Benson was awarded the Archdiocese of Omaha Teacher of the Year for 2016.