NEWPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — This week's Maine Education Association Inspiring Educator is Lisa Neal, a theater arts teacher at Nokomis Regional High School in Newport.

"Because this teaches so much more than content," Neal said. "It teaches self-confidence, problem-solving on the spot, teaches them composure. There's just so many facets to the theater arts to teach students"

Nokomis Regional High School is part of RSU 19.