The lovely Miss Elizabeth Hoover is the second grade teacher at Springfield Elementary and thus Lisa Simpson's teacher. Thanks to amazing students like Raplh, Miss Hoover has seen to have given up at teaching and has even been known to drink on the job.
Miss Hoover: You see, class, my Lyme Disease turned out to be (Spells on blackboard) psychosomatic.
Ralph: Does that mean you're crazy?
Janey: No, that means she was faking it.
Miss Hoover: No, actually, it was a little of both.
Miss Hoover: He didn't touch my lesson plan. What did he teach you?
Lisa: That life is worth living.