2017 Winner

Ms. Kirsten Fischer


6th–8th Grade English Language Arts

“Kirsten Fischer is the teacher children clamor to have! Our scholars love coming to her classroom. … Ms. Fischer’s energy is contagious and her out-of-the-box ideas endless. …”

Kirsten Fischer began her teaching career in 1996 and has been with the CMSD for 21 years. She currently teaches middle school English Language Arts to grades 6–8 at Scranton School. She has ten years of experience teaching the primary grades and has spent the past 11 in middle school. Her experience includes gifted and talented, single-gender education, inclusion, and English Language Learners. She attended Ohio University for her bachelor’s degree and Ashland University for her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and literacy. Kirsten earned Master Teacher Certification in 2013. She is a CMSD SpringBoard Curriculum trainer for grades 6–12. Kirsten has a love of and enthusiasm for middle school learning centers. In addition to teaching, Kirsten adores her husband and 5 children.

Professional Development

  • Master Teacher Certification
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy
  • District SpringBoard Curriculum Trainer
  • Middle School Learning Centers Presenter

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Office Hours

Varies. Please email to schedule an appointment.

Open Classroom

For CMSD teacher visits

Varies. School hours are 7:50 AM–2:30 PM. Please email to schedule an appointment.


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