Bio: Monte Fisher

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Bio: Monte Fisher
Name: Monte Fisher
Role: Principal

Credentials: BA in Liberal Studies, Master's in Administration and Leadership.

Monte Fisher was born in Central California, where his grandparents farmed the fertile soil in a small community just outside Fresno.  He was still very young when his parents moved to the Napa Valley in California where his mother and father both worked in the medical field. 

He attended Pacific Union College (PUC) Elementary, PUC Preparatory School, and then PUC to receive his BA in Liberal Studies.  While in college, he worked on the fishing boats of Alaska for Alpha Corporation, soon advancing to pilot his own vessel with the added responsibility of managing a crew.  Once graduated from college, he spent one year teaching science and math at San Diego Academy, but then accepted an invitation to return to PUC Elementary and teach sixth grade.  For nearly one and a half decades he taught fifth and sixth grades at PUC Elementary, mentoring student teachers and honing his craft. 

For the past six years he has served as the principal, while teaching at Ozark Adventist School in Gentry, AR, where he completed his Master’s in Administration and Leadership at the University of Arkansas. 

Monte has accepted the invitation to serve as principal at Palisades Christian Academy in Spokane starting the 2017-2018 school year. In his free time, Monte enjoys reading, traveling, wakeboarding, backpacking, scuba, skiing, and exercising.  Monte, his wife Erin, and their two sons, Mason and Caleb, look forward to serving their new school family at PCA.