Derek Kisling’s teaching enables his students to realize academic growth and achievement. Derek has built his career on the belief that “every child can learn, and we teach ALL children.” He is a highly successful AP and general education teacher. He plans engaging lessons and his deep knowledge of the curriculum is evident. Derek has long been a strong advocate for the AP program and students. In addition to teaching, Derek serves as department chair; advises the History Day competitors; founded and serves as advisor for Rho Kappa, a National Social Studies honor organization; and serves as the assistant coach to the girls’ varsity water polo team.
Alexandra Gilroy-Golden, Clovis East High School; Angelique Duvet-Tovar, Sanger High School; Barbara Brown, Mt. Vista High School; Cassidy Salinas, Clovis High School; Dan Pearce, Buchanan High School; Derek Mills, Central West High School; Florenze Guzman, Pershing High School; Lavinia Terra, Clovis North High School; Lisa Martucci, Gateway High School