Douglas Fisher (Inducted 2022)

Professor of Educational Leadership
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA


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Mailing Address: 

Health Sciences High, 3910 University Ave. San Diego, CA 92105

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Biographical Statement

Douglas Fisher, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College having been an early intervention teacher and elementary school educator. He is the recipient of an International Reading Association William S. Grey citation of merit, an Exemplary Leader award from the Conference on English Leadership of NCTE, as well as a Christa McAuliffe award for excellence in teacher education. He has published numerous articles on reading and literacy, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design as well as books, such as The Teaching Reading Playbook, Rigorous Reading, and Text Complexity.