Audrey Fisch is
Professor of English at New Jersey City University. She has served as the long-time
English Education, where
she trained a cadre
of diverse, mostly first-generation college students to become highly-skilled and
committed English teachers in urban public schools.
She also created the NJCU Teacher Training Program to put NJCU students with an interest in education into well-paid, credit-bearing internships. NJCU Teacher Trainees work in the classroom as teaching assistants and aides and also run after-school tutoring and mentoring programs for their younger peers. The externally-funded program has a
budget of $200,000 for 2017-2018 to serve three partner public schools
Fisch's current research includes
The Using Informational Text series (Rowman and Littlefield), written with Susan Chenelle, and is centered on
educational standards, literacy, and assessment. She is a passionate advocate
of access and inclusive excellence in public education.