Roberta Ross-Fisher: At-a-Glance

Dr. Roberta Ross-Fisher holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education (K-8), a master’s degree in Reading/Literacy Education (K-12), and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction. She has many years of successful experience in educator preparation, competency-based education, online teaching & learning, regulatory compliance, and accreditation. Now an educational consultant, she was a public school teacher for 16 years before becoming a professor and university administrator.

Multiple Awards for Exceptional Performance

Dr. Roberta Ross-Fisher has received many professional accolades during her career including five Who’s Who in Teaching awards; Governor’s Award for Teaching Excellence; Parkway Baptist Distinguished Professor of the Year Award; six High Performance Faculty Recognition awards; two Provost Top Performer Awards; Compliance and Accreditation Departmental Award; and two Excellence in University Service Awards.


An articulate presenter and author of numerous scholarly works, her work has been published multiple times in peer-reviewed journals and academic books. She writes evidence-based articles that are relevant to today’s educational system and also serves as a reviewer and guest contributor for other publications. Roberta has presented at numerous professional conferences and institutional professional development sessions.

Educational Consultant

As a consultant, Dr. Roberta Ross-Fisher supports higher education institutions in compliance & accreditation, quality assurance, competency-based education, and educator preparation. Her particular area of expertise is the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). She is available for consultations, webinars, and workshops.


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