Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Specialization in Reading and Literacy Teacher Support Specialist Endorsement Reading Endorsement
Mrs. Denise Fisher
Mrs. Denise R. Fisher joined the Finch Family as a Reading Specialist. Prior to coming to Finch, Mrs. Fisher served students in grades kindergarten to fifth in a neighboring school district. Mrs. Fisher holds a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Specialization in Reading and Literacy, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and is Teacher Support Specialist and Reading Endorsed.
Mrs. Fisher enjoys teaching and creating an environment where students learn, discover new things, and have fun doing it. “It is also quite rewarding to see students blossom into wonderful readers, writers, and mathematicians”. Her philosophy is that children need teachers who care deeply about them and who can inspire them to be confident, knowledgeable citizens.
As a result of her commitment and dedication to excellence she was a repeated recipient of the President’s Honor Roll award while in college and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She didn’t stop there, it became her goal to teach every day with renewed tenacity, dedication and commitment. Becoming Teacher of the Year, Teacher of the Year nominee, and a Hewlett Packard and Donors Choose grant recipient. Mrs. Fisher also served in numerous leadership capacities including Grade Level Chair, Vertical Team Chair, Literacy Team Chair, Talented and Gifted Eligibility Chair, Mentor Teacher and Teacher Advisory Council member.
Mrs. Fisher enjoys cooking, reading and travelling with her husband of twenty seven years and is the mother of two children and two dogs.