The Center for Academic Resources and
- Uses various screenings and tests to determine students'
strengths and areas of needed skill develpment.
- Provides one-on-one and /or small-group instruction for all
- Provides opportunity for advance readers to develop their
- Director, Denise Gieschen, assists parents and
teachers when a learning disability is
Students identified as gifted receive enrichment instruction
and/or consultation in the Center for Academic Resources and
Mrs. Denise Gieschen is the Center for Academic Resources and
Mrs. Gieschen brings over 20 years of teaching experience to our
staff. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Education from
Concordia University River Forest and went on to Cardinal Stritch
University where she received a Master's Degree in Reading
Education. Mrs. Gieschen has taught Pre-K,
1st Grade and 3rd Grade both
here in Wisconsin as well as in Michigan.
Mrs. Gieschen is married to her husband Tim, who is principal at
Grace Lutheran School in Menomonee Falls. They have four
daughters: Elyse (works at Iowa State University in Aimes,
Iowa), Kayla (studying to be a Physician Assistant in Chicago),
Lauren (accountant in Milwaukee) and Abigail (nurse in
Milwaukee). Her hobbies away from school include spending
time outdoors - walking and snowshoeing, along with spending time
with family. Denise is also a huge fan of Pinterest!