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writer , English educator

Katherine Mary Fischer, American English educator. Named Popular Demand Presenter, U. Scotland, St. Andrew, 1996; Title III teaching grantee Federal Government, 1994, 95, 96, 97, 98. Member Birthright, Dubuque, 1980-1997; member, writer Committee for Peace and Justice, Dubuque, 1989-1997. Member National Council Teachers English, American Poetry Society, History Society (writer), Wisconsin Poetry Association, Iowa Poetry Association.

Background

Fischer, Katherine Mary was born on January 5, 1951 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Norman John and Mary Patricia (Mack) Fischer.

Education

Bachelor, Clarke College, 1973. Master of Arts, Loras College, 1984. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction and Poetry, Goddard College, 1998.

Career

Teacher Central Alternative, Dubuque, Iowa, 1971-1973, Immaculate Conception, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 1974-1975, Hempstead High School, Dubuque, 1975-1980. Teacher, department chair Wahlert High School, 1980-1989. English teacher, writing laboratory director Clarke College, since 1989, associate professor English, since 1998.

Developer, presenter Writing the Right Way!, Dubuque, 1989-1997. Advisor, consultant National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Dubuque, 1991-1996. Exhibit writer, presenter Western Village, Imiachi City, Japan, 1996-1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Computers and Composition, 1996, Situating Portfolios, 1997, Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals

    • author of poetry.

Membership

Member Birthright, Dubuque, 1980-1997. Member, writer Committee for Peace and Justice, Dubuque, 1989-1997. Member National Council Teachers English (Excellent Teacher award 1998, 99, Honor Roll for Teaching 1999), American Poetry Society, History Society (writer), Wisconsin Poetry Association, Iowa Poetry Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, boating, camping, knitting, dancing.

Connections

Married Jerome Anthony Enzler, October 6, 1973. Children: Rebekah, Jason, James, Elizabeth, Andrew.

father:
Norman John Fischer

mother:
Mary Patricia (Mack) Fischer

spouse:
Jerome Anthony Enzler

child:
James Fischer

child:
Jason Fischer

child:
Rebekah Fischer

child:
Andrew Fischer

child:
Elizabeth Fischer