Lyon has been teaching for 12 years after graduating with a Master’s Degree in Education from Portland State University. He began his career in the Seattle area before moving to New York City where he taught 2nd and 3rd grade in Brooklyn. While there he worked extensively with staff at the Columbia Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project to develop curriculum for elementary students. He has been at Lawton since 2005. Lyon enjoys playing guitar, running, and hiking in Discovery Park. He can often be found at the playgrounds of Magnolia with his two young children.