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Dr. L. Denise Fredrick (MO '99)


At the time of the Award, Dr. L. Denise Fredrick was:

Kickapoo High School
Springfield, MO

Subject(s) taught: Science
Grade(s): 11, 12

Biographical Information

After serving 25 in the Springfield Public School district as high school science teacher, district K-12 science curriculum coordinator, Director of Accountabilty and Related Federal Programs, and Director of Quality Improvement and Accountability, Denise retired in June of 2009. She completed a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Saint Louis University in December of 2010. Denise currently serves as the Director of Secondary Education at Missouri State University.

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Additional Information


2010 Saint Louis University, Ph.D. in Educational Leadership - Higher Education Administration

1994 Missouri State University, M.S. in Education

1983 Southwest Missouri State University, B.S.