Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Maxine Fisher has a doctorate in Educational Administration and has been an educator for over 50 years. Dr. Fisher served as District Supervisor for Language Arts and Social Studies K-12, and then moved on to become a middle school assistant principal, focusing on literacy instruction and its integration in the content areas. She became an elementary principal, where she focused on integrating technology across content areas to engage students in activities that developed and supported literacy skills. Dr. Fisher participated in Teachers College Reading and Writing Summer Workshops with Lucy Calkins, and has attended training sessions in Reading Recovery. At Walden University, Dr. Fisher teaches courses in reading and literacy. She teaches the doctoral capstone courses, as well as chairing doctoral student dissertation committees.