Faculty / Melissa Fiegel

Teaching Duties: English Teacher

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Departments: Humanities, English

Ms. Fiegel, awarded Teacher of the Year in 2019 by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators, joins Kirby School this fall for a full year as English teacher (English 9, Banned Books, Comics and Graphic Novels), providing long-term coverage for Ms. Kirk’s planned family leave. With a CA Single Subject Teaching Credential and over 5 years of middle and high school classroom teaching experience as well as extensive training in reading intervention, trauma-sensitive care in education, culturally responsive training as well as mental health coursework, Ms. Fiegel is committed to creating a positive learning environment for all students. She earned her BA in Education and Youth Studies and Literary Studies from Beloit College.


  • B.A., Education and Youth Studies, Literary Studies, Beloit College

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