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Biography

Name:  Greg Fisher

Dept:  Principal

Office:  K3

Email: gfisher@lausd.net

 

Biography

 

Mr. Greg Fisher has been in education for the past 30 years. He currently serves as Principal and teacher at Humanities and Arts Academy of Los Angeles teaching Psychology, U.S. Government, Economics, and Entrepreneurship. Mr. Fisher has taught social studies classes at the high school level since 1987 in both Los Angeles Unified School District and Long Beach Unified School District. He completed his undergraduate studies in Psychology with a minor in History at California State University Northridge. He received a M.A. degree in American Studies with an emphasis in Economics at Pepperdine University and a M.A. in Education from California State University Dominguez Hills. Mr. Fisher was an Adjunct Professor within the Teacher Education Department at California State University Dominguez Hills and has taught Social Studies classes as an LAUSD Adult Education teacher for twelve years. He is an active member of the LAUSD Pilot School Organization Executive Board.

 

He has been involved in promoting Economics Education by serving on non-profit organization boards and developed teacher trainings of CASET (California Association of School Economics Teachers) since 2002 and CCEE (California Council of Economics Education) since 2011.

 

He has received numerous teaching awards and commendations including:

  • ING UNSUNG HEROES TEACHING AWARD (2009)
  • CHRISTA McAULIFFE REACH FOR THE STARS AWARD (NCSS, 2009)
  • IZZIT TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD (2008)
  • 2007 ALL USA-TODAY TEACHER TEAM
  • TOYOTA INTERNATIONAL TEACHER AWARD PROGRAM, COSTA RICA (2008)
  • THE GLOBAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF ECONOMICS AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD (2006)
  • ECONOMICS TEACHER OF THE YEAR in California (CCEE; 2005)
  • ECONOMICS TEACHER OF THE YEAR in Los Angeles County (CCEE/LACFA; 2006)
  • LEAVEY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRIVATE ENTERPRISE EDUCATION (2006)
  • TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD, Westchester High School (1995)